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Separation Anxiety

Author: Laura Zigman; Courtney Patterson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : HarperAudio, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"Separation Anxiety is a hilarious, heart-breaking and thought-provoking portrait of a difficult marriage, as fierce as it is funny ... My advice: Start reading and don't stop until you get to the last page of this wise and wonderful novel."?Alice Hoffman From bestselling author Laura Zigman, a hilarious novel about a wife and mother whose life is unraveling and the well-intentioned but increasingly disastrous steps  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Zigman; Courtney Patterson
ISBN: 9780062983992 0062983997
OCLC Number: 1141412101
Performer(s): Read by Courtney Patterson.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Laura Zigman.

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"Separation Anxiety is a hilarious, heart-breaking and thought-provoking portrait of a difficult marriage, as fierce as it is funny ... My advice: Start reading and don't stop until you get to the last page of this wise and wonderful novel."?Alice Hoffman From bestselling author Laura Zigman, a hilarious novel about a wife and mother whose life is unraveling and the well-intentioned but increasingly disastrous steps she takes to course-correct her relationships, her career, and her belief in herself. Judy never intended to start wearing the dog. But when she stumbled across her son Teddy's old baby sling during a halfhearted basement cleaning, something in her snapped. So: the dog went into the sling, Judy felt connected to another living being, and she's repeated the process every day since. Life hasn't gone according to Judy's plan. Her career as a children's book author offered a glimpse of success before taking an embarrassing nose dive. Teddy, now a teenager, treats her with some combination of mortification and indifference. Her best friend is dying. And her husband, Gary, has become a pot-addled professional "snackologist" who she can't afford to divorce. On top of it all, she has a painfully ironic job writing articles for a self-help website?a poor fit for someone seemingly incapable of helping herself. Wickedly funny and surprisingly tender, Separation Anxiety offers a frank portrait of middle-aged limbo, examining the ebb and flow of life's most important relationships. Tapping into the insecurities and anxieties that most of us keep under wraps, and with a voice that is at once gleefully irreverent and genuinely touching, Laura Zigman has crafted a new classic for anyone taking fumbling steps toward happiness.

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