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17%OFFMelanie Gideon - The Slippery Year: How One Woman Found Happiness In Everyday Life - 9781409118251 - V9781409118251
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The Slippery Year: How One Woman Found Happiness In Everyday Life

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Description for The Slippery Year: How One Woman Found Happiness In Everyday Life Paperback. The hilarious and passionate NEW YORK TIMES bestselling story of a woman's reckoning with domesticity, mortality and the bittersweet gains and losses of adult life. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: BM; VFV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 17. Weight in Grams: 218.
When her husband buys a jacked-up truck complete with cattle guard, Melanie Gideon - wife, mother and dog owner - knows her life is about to change. He dreams of taking road trips in it, but Melanie can't muster up any enthusiasm. Instead, the roar of its diesel engine seems to rip through her suburban existence. Dazed, confused and no longer able to recognise herself, she wonders: is this all there is? THE SLIPPERY YEAR is a poignant and funny insight into a year in Melanie's life as she tries to come to terms with her 'happily ever after'. In ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781409118251
SKU
V9781409118251
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Melanie Gideon
Melanie Gideon lives in San Francisco with her husband and son. Her essay 'A Diesel Engine Woke Up My Marriage' originally in the New York Times and caused an tide of empathy from fellow housewives who were wondering, 'How did I get here?!'

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