Sacking the Stork

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Pan Macmillan Australia, Nov 10, 2007 - Fiction - 378 pages
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Sophie presumed 'making sacrifices for your children' meant giving up Bloody Marys and champagne for nine months. When she thought about it, that is. . .
But then two blue lines appear on her pregnancy test.
How does a baby fit in with a hectic job, a chaotic social life, and the absence of Max, the Y chromosome in the equation, who has moved to San Francisco?

Support and dubious advice are provided by an unlikely group that gathers for a weekly coffee session at the King Street Cafe. It is with Debbie the glamorous man-eater, Andrew the fitness junkie, Anna the disaster-prone doctor and Karen the statistically improbable happily married mother of three, that Sophie discovers the ups and downs of motherhood. And when an unexpected business venture and a new man appear on the scene, it appears that just maybe there is life after a baby.

Written by two sisters who live on opposite sides of the world, Sacking the Stork is a novel which tackles the balancing of motherhood, romance and a career, while managing to be seriously funny.

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Sophie, a single Australian marketing exec in the big city of Sydney, has a bit of a problem. She's pregnant, and her boyfriend of two years is not interested in sticking around. Will she be able ... Read full review

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