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Why mommy drinks : the diary of an exhausted mom : a novel

Author: Gill Sims
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : US editionView all editions and formats
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Welcome to Mummy's world ... Daddy likes gadgets. Peter and Jane like starting fires, trying to kill each other and driving Mommy to drink, and Mummy just needs a break ... It is Mommy's 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel at a future of people asking if she wants to come to their yoga class, and book clubs, where everyone is wearing statement scarves and they are all 'tiddly' after a glass of Pinot  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gill Sims
ISBN: 9780008267445 0008267448
OCLC Number: 992743938
Notes: Originally published in the UK with the title 'Why mummy drinks'.
Description: 344 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Why mummy drinks
Diary of an exhausted mom
Responsibility: Gill Sims.

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Welcome to Mummy's world ... Daddy likes gadgets. Peter and Jane like starting fires, trying to kill each other and driving Mommy to drink, and Mummy just needs a break ... It is Mommy's 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel at a future of people asking if she wants to come to their yoga class, and book clubs, where everyone is wearing statement scarves and they are all 'tiddly' after a glass of Pinot Grigio. But Mommy does not want to go quietly into that good night of women with sensible haircuts who 'live for their children', boasting about Boy Child and Girl Child's achievements. Instead, she clutches a large glass of wine, muttering FML over and over, and then remembers the gem of an idea she's had ...

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