I don't know how she does it

Pearson, Allison

| 2002

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Meet Kate Reddy, fund manager and mother of two. She can juggle nine different currencies in five different time zones and get herself and two children washed and dressed and out of the house in half an hour. A victim of time famine, Kate counts seconds like other women count calories. As she hurtles between appointments, through her head spools the crazy tape-loop of the working mother's life: must remember client reports, bouncy castles, transatlantic phone call, nativity play, check Dow Jones, cancel hygienist, squeeze sagging pelvic floor, make time for sex. 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...

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Caroline Karlsson

2013-01-12

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Underbar humor blandas med en hel del allvar. Tyvärr blir det lite långdraget, och jag gillade inte slutet.

Sabina Wangenfors

2012-08-30

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För en gång skull var filmen bättre än boken.

Erica Blomberg

2010-12-29

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aldrig förr har jag läst en så klart feministisk bok. den ar underbar på sina sätt och irriterande på andra.

Ullis N

2010-08-15

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Rolig, tänkvärd och feministisk.

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Maria Hjerpe

2009-09-09

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Hysterisk bok som fick mig att både skratta och gråta.