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This Was Not the Plan

This Was Not the Plan (Hardback, Large type / large print edition)

By Alger, Cristina

From the acclaimed author of The Darlings comes an incisive, hilarious, and tender exploration of fatherhood, love, and family life through the story of a widower who attempts to become the father he didn t know he could be. Charlie Goldwyn s life hasn t exactly gone according to... plan. Widowerhood at thirty-three and twelve-hour workdays have left a gap in his relationship with his quirky five-year-old son, Caleb, whose obsession with natural disasters and penchant for girls clothing have made him something of a loner at his preschool. The only thing Charlie has going for him is his job at a prestigious law firm, where he is finally close to becoming a partner. But when a slight lapse in judgment at an office party leaves him humiliatingly unemployed, stuck at home with Caleb for the summer, and forced to face his own estranged father, Charlie starts to realize that there s more to fatherhood than financially providing for his son, and more to being a son than overtaking his father s successes. At turns heartbreaking and hilarious, This Was Not the Plan is a story about loss and love, parenthood, and friendship, and what true work-life balance means.
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ISBN 9781410490575
Released NZ 8 Jun 2016
Publisher Thorndike Press
Format Hardback, Large type / large print edition
Series Thorndike Core
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ISBN-13 9781410490575
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Thorndike Press
Imprint Thorndike Press
Released 8 Jun 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, Large type / large print edition
Edition Large type / large print edition
Author(s) By Alger, Cristina
Series Thorndike Core
Category Modern Fiction
Romantic Fiction
Number of Pages 486
Dimensions Width: 142mm
Height: 218mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 476g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Domestic fiction, Large type books, Fatherhood, Widowers
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade