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There Are No Grown-Ups: A midlife coming-of-age story

ISBN 
9781784160449
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R215.00
Published 
May 2019
About the book: 
You know you're a grown-up when...
  • You become impatient while scrolling down to your year of birth.
  • You've lost and gained the same 10lbs so many times you now regard it as an old friend.
  • Your parents have stopped trying to change you.
  • You don't want to be with the cool people anymore; you want to be with your people.
  • You know that 'Soul mate' isn't a pre-existing condition. It's earned over time.
Does it ever feel like everyone - except you - is a bona-fide adult? Do you wonder how real grown-ups get to be so mysteriously capable and wise? When she turns 40, Pamela Druckerman - author of the #1 Sunday Times bestseller French Children Don't Throw Food - wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face. Waiters start calling her 'Madame', and she detects a disturbing new message in mens' gazes: I would sleep with her, but only if doing so required no effort whatsoever.
 
There Are No Grown-Ups is a midlife coming-of-age story, a hilarious quest for wisdom, self-knowledge and the right pair of pants. It's a book for readers of all ages about - finally - becoming yourself.
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