We Had It So Good : Includes Reading Group Guide (Paperback)

Author: Grant, Linda

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From the acclaimed author of the Booker-shortlisted "The Clothes on Their Backs"--a hugely satisfying, exuberant, multi-generational novel about coming of age during the 1970s.


Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9781451617450
SKU 221668601
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1451617453
Release Date 4/3/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 1T
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Editors Note Stephen Newman's children find it hard to believe that their father once dressed up in Marilyn Monroe's furs, cooked acid at Oxford and lived with their mother, Andrea, in an anarchist collective. Quite often, Stephen finds it hard to believe himself. Born to immigrant parents in sunny Los Angeles, Stephen never imagined that he would spend his adult life under the gray skies of London, would marry and stay married and would watch his children grow into people he cannot fathom. Over forty years he and his friends have built lives of comfort and success, until the events of late middle age and the new century force them to realize that they have always existed in a fool's paradise. Linda Grant's utterly absorbing novel about the generation that came of age during the 1970s reveals the truth about growing up and growing older and once again displays her uncanny ability to illuminate our times.
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Number of Pages 0325
Publisher Scribner Book Company

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