Man and Boy

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HarperCollins, 1999 - Adult children of aging parents - 343 pages
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A Fabulously Engaging Novel, A Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller, With Over 1.2 Million Copies Sold. Harry Silver Has It All. A Successful Job In Tv, A Gorgeous Wife, A Lovely Child. And In One Moment Of Madness, He Chucks It All Away. Man And Boy Is The Story Of How He Comes To Terms With His Life And Achieves A Degree Of Self-Respect, Bringing Up His Son Alone And, Gradually, Learning What Words Like Love And Family Really Mean. Very Well-Written, Pacy, Funny And Heart-Breakingly Moving. 'Parsons Has Written A Sharp, Witty And Wise Book Straight From His Heart. His Characters Are All Nitty-Gritty, Bounce-Off-The-Page, Real People; His Dialogue Is Brilliant.' Daily Mail

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User Review  - Nataliec7 - LibraryThing

I really wanted to read this book and finally got round to it. I felt it started with a bit of promise but kind of didn't get better. Meet Harry, happily married with a little boy and a good job. He ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nataliec7 - LibraryThing

I really wanted to read this book and finally got round to it. I felt it started with a bit of promise but kind of didn't get better. Meet Harry, happily married with a little boy and a good job. He ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1999)

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.

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