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Author: Lola Jaye
Publisher: New York : Avon, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Avon pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Seven years after her father died, his daughter Lois Bates is given the advice manual he wrote for her. She can barely bring herself to read her father's words, the pain of his loss is still so raw. Yet soon his advice is guiding her through every stage of life from teen angst to career arcs, to knowing when she's at long last met "the one."
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Epistolary fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lola Jaye
ISBN: 9780061733833 0061733830
OCLC Number: 263498048
Description: 297 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The manual --
With stars on --
Try not to be a wimp --
Teabags bursting with hormones --
Fact: humiliations will only get worse with age --
There's a good way and a bad way to do it --
Do as I say, not as I did --
Have life will travel --
Believe in yourself --
Keep moving --
Take a risk --
Do we ever really grow up? --
Our song --
The best --
You never get used to being the lamppost --
Mistakes are okay --
Do something silly --
Your longest chapter, my shortest.
Responsibility: Lola Jaye.

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Seven years after her father died, his daughter Lois Bates is given the advice manual he wrote for her. She can barely bring herself to read her father's words, the pain of his loss is still so raw. Yet soon his advice is guiding her through every stage of life from teen angst to career arcs, to knowing when she's at long last met "the one."

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