Meet Kate Reddy, fund manager and mother of two. A victim of time famine, Kate counts seconds like other women count calories. Factor in a manipulative nanny, an Australian boss who looks at Kate's breasts as if they're on special offer, a long-suffering husband, her quietly aghast in-laws, two needy children and an e-mail lover, and you have a woman juggling so many balls that some day soon something's going to hit the ground. In an uproariously funny and achingly sad novel, Allison Pearson brilliantly dramatises the dilemma of working motherhood at the start of the twenty-first century.You could still be in mid-forkful, but if the plate looked empty Mum would whisk it away. My mothera#39;s generation was born for service; it was their vocation and their destiny. The gap between school a routine, things you do because you must, anbsp;...
|Title||:||I Don't Know How She Does It|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2010-12-23|