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A Window Opens
Author: Elisabeth Egan

Product Details:
ISBN: 9781501105432
Format: Hardback
Pages: 384
Dims (mm): 157 x 236
Pub Date: 01-09-15
Pub Country: United States
Condition: NEW

Egan s delightful debut is a fresh, funny take on the age-old struggle to have it all. "People" "*People, "Summer s Best Books"*Entertainment Weekly, "8 Big Fat Beach Reads"*Woman s Day, "Great Summer Reads*"Publishers Weekly, "Best Summer Books"*Good Housekeeping, "Your Ultimate Summer Reading List*"Minneapolis Star Tribune, "10 Novels Not to Miss*"Coastal Living, "Great Summer Reads *"Time Out New York, "Summer Reading List*Goop Newsletter, Best Summer 15 Reading* Fans of "I Don t Know How She Does It" and "Where d You Go, Bernadette" will cheer at this fresh, funny take on the age-old struggle to have it all ("People") about what happens when a wife and mother of three leaps at the chance to fulfill her professional destiny only to learn every opportunity comes at a price. In "A Window Opens," beloved books editor at "Glamour" magazine Elisabeth Egan brings us Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social-media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) age. Like her fictional forebears Kate Reddy and Bridget Jones, Alice plays many roles (which she never refers to as wearing many hats and wishes you wouldn t, either). She is a mostly-happily married mother of three, an attentive daughter, an ambivalent dog-owner, a part-time editor, a loyal neighbor and a Zen commuter. She is not: a cook, a craftswoman, a decorator, an active PTA member, a natural caretaker or the breadwinner. But when her husband makes a radical career change, Alice is ready to lean in and she knows exac

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