City mouse: a novel

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Kaylie Jones Books, an imprint of Akashic Books,
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A smart, guilty-pleasure read about moms behaving badly in the suburbs, revealing uncomfortable truths about motherhood, marriage, and American materialism.
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Grouping Title city mouse
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display_description Priced out of their Manhattan neighborhood, Jessica and Aaron move with their young daughters to the one place Jessica swore she'd never go: the suburbs. But to Jessica's surprise, life in the commuter belt makes a great first impression. She quickly falls in with a clique of helpful mom friends who welcome her with pitchers of margaritas, neighborhood secrets, and a pair of hot jeans that actually fit. Still, it's hard to keep up in a crowd where everyone competes for the most perfectly manicured home and latest backyard gadgets. And what's worse, as the only working mom in her circle, Jessica sometimes feels disconnected and alone. So she's thrilled when she's invited to a moms-only weekend at the beach, which she assumes will mean new opportunities for real talk and bonding. Instead, the trip turns into a series of eye-opening lessons, and Jessica must decide if she's strong enough to be honest with herself about the sort of life she really wants. -- from Amazon.
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subject_facet Adultery -- Fiction, Marriage -- Fiction, Social pressure -- Fiction, Stay-at-home mothers -- Fiction, Suburbs -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Working mothers -- Fiction
title_display City mouse : a novel
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