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Little Children By Tom Perrotta (Author)

Little Children
by Tom Perrotta

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A group of parents, trapped in middle-class stability, deal with marriage, kids and their suburban life in very different ways -
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Little Children by Tom Perrotta

A group of parents, trapped in middle-class stability, deal with marriage, kids and their suburban life in very different ways. Todd, the handsome stay-at-home-dad - the one all the playground Moms admire in a silent look-but-do-not-touch fashion. He's trying (for his wife's sake) to pass his bar exam although he blatantly doesn't want to be a lawyer, and in a desperate attempt to reclaim his youth joins a midnight touch-football team.and starts a passionate affair with Sarah. Sarah is a lapsed feminist who isn't quite sure how she ended up being a traditional wife. She's the kind of mother who (shock horror) is capable of forgetting her daughter's snack, and in a moment's rebellion dares to kiss Todd in front of the mother's group.

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Little Children Reviews


'The best book I have read this year - this is a Revolutionary Road for the 21st century. In broader terms, it's as if Nick Hornby had joined the scriptwriters for Desperate Housewives' Juliet Swann, The Bookseller 'Witty and downright devilish' Time Out 'Wickedly perceptive - Think Desperate Housewives meets Madame Bovary' Mail on Sunday

About Tom Perrotta


Tom Perrotta is the author of several works of fiction, including Joe College and Election, which was made into the acclaimed 1999 movie starring Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick. Perrotta has taught expository writing at Yale and Harvard University. Tom lives with this wife and two children in Belmont, Massachusetts.

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GOR005599072
Little Children by Tom Perrotta
Tom Perrotta
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Allison & Busby
2013-07-29
0749011246
9780749011246
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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