4 edition of Giving up on ordinary found in the catalog.
Originally published: Headline, 1997.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 116 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
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Giving up drink is a hardship from day one. An exuberant, vibrant, joyful story by my favourite author.
But taking a day at a time you learn to get through it, and the hardship you suffer will add dimensions to your character. Megs sings the sultry blues at a club each weekend, begins a secret affair, and drinks her troubles away with her saucy best friend, Lorraine---all while trying to keep her children happy and her head above water.
Though some of the comedy—particularly that involving Megs's mother—can verge on camp, the novel serves up a realistic, often moving portrait of a not-quite-conventional single mother. " —"The Roanoke Times ""Dewar's funny, tragic, warm-hearted, life-af?
It was as if the author suddenly realised that the book had grown to almost full capacity and main protagonist still hadn't done anything so she decided to cram it in quickly!!!! I got sick of her whining on about being ordinary but doing absolutely nothing about it!!
"Isla is the best, the funniest, the cleverest, the most enjoyable writer in Scotland today. As "the housekeeper" she's become invisible to them all. " —Scotland on Sunday on "Giving Up On Ordinary""Crackling with wit, and shot through with sharp observations. But with help from an eccentric professor whose house she cleans, her life is about to get a shot in the arm.
As "the housekeeper" she's become invisible to them all.
but with zest and laughter - are classified as such, then I am definitely a Chick lit fan!.
Go forth and find this extraordinary destiny, today! Martin's Griffin; Original edition October 13, 2009• "Isla is the best, the funniest, the cleverest, the most enjoyable writer in Scotland today.