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All Grown Up

(2017)
A novel by

 
From the New York Times best-selling author of The Middlesteins comes a wickedly funny novel about a thirty-nine-year-old single, childfree woman who defies convention as she seeks connection.

Who is Andrea Bern? When her therapist asks the question, Andrea knows the right things to say: she's a designer, a friend, a daughter, a sister. But it's what she leaves unsaid - she's alone, a drinker, a former artist, a shrieker in bed, captain of the sinking ship that is her flesh - that feels the most true. Everyone around her seems to have an entirely different idea of what it means to be an adult: her best friend, Indigo, is getting married; her brother - who miraculously seems unscathed by their shared tumultuous childhood - and sister-in-law are having a hoped-for baby; and her friend Matthew continues to wholly devote himself to making dark paintings at the cost of being flat broke. But when Andrea's niece finally arrives, born with a heartbreaking ailment, the Bern family is forced to reexamine what really matters. Will this drive them together or tear them apart? Told in gut-wrenchingly honest, mordantly comic vignettes, All Grown Up is a breathtaking display of Jami Attenberg's power as a storyteller, a whip-smart examination of one woman's life, lived entirely on her own terms.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2017 : UK Hardback
Title: All Grown Up
Author(s): Jami Attenberg
ISBN: 1-78125-704-3 / 978-1-78125-704-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2017 : USA Hardback
Title: All Grown Up
Author(s): Jami Attenberg
ISBN: 0-544-82424-5 / 978-0-544-82424-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: All Grown Up
Author(s): Jami Attenberg
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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