Hoping for Hope

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Dutton, 2002 - Fiction - 320 pages
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The week of her 50th birthday would always be one to remember. First, Lydia Liddy Claver lost her teaching job. Then she learned that her husband of 30 years was having an affair with one of her friends. But all that paled next to the discovery that she was not, as she had thought, menopausal, but instead in the third trimester of pregnancy.

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With her light, deft touch, British first novelist Clare scarcely prepares the reader for the extent of dysfunction in her fictional family. Almost 50, Liddy Claver is preparing for menopause, not ... Read full review


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Lucy Clare is over fifty and the mother of four grown children. She lives with her husband in London.

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