It should be the most natural thing in the world. But in the latest Parson's masterpiece, three couples discover that Mother Nature can be one hell of a bitch. Read by Samantha Bond with the humour and sensitivity that perfectly compliments Tony's Parson's latest bestseller. A hard-working trainee doctor, Megan Jewell finds herself accidentally pregnant. She wants a baby one day -- but God, not now! Can Megan really bring a baby into the world when she can hardly look after herself? Megan's happily married sister Jessica wants a baby -- immediately. But her husband Paolo is worried. He loves his wife and he sees what a baby is doing to his brother's marriage. Cat Jewell, the oldest sister, is scarred by the memory of their mother walking out. She wants a baby -- maybe. But what's a girl to do when the man in her life has seen and done it all before? Rory already has a teenage son. The last thing he wants is to start changing nappies. Tony Parsons shows us once again the dilemmas and decisions that confront men today. Modern-day relationships are tested in this very realistic, contemporary story about procreation and new life.
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Tony Parsons is the author of Man and Boy , winner of the Book of the Year prize. His subsequent novels -- One For My Baby, Man and Wife, The Family Way, Stories We Could Tell and My Favourite Wife -- were all bestsellers. He lives in London.Review:
Praise for Man and Boy: 'Wistful, touching and funny, it looks back at the glory days of the family without losing hope for the future. In the end, it is a deeply touching book: a love letter to a son from his father, and to a father from his son' Mail on Sunday 'One of the finest books published this year! Hilarious and tear-jerking in turns' Express Praise for One for my Baby: 'One For My Baby is stylish, polished, complex and it really gets its teeth into the big issues of sex, love, family and friendship.' The Mirror
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2004. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. Minor wear. Bookseller Inventory # 007833