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Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year Book Review Summary

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Anne Lamott, acclaimed novelist, gives birth to a son. She is a single mother trying to raise a child with no sleep, little money, and a host of eccentric artistic friends. She is very honest discussing her feelings toward her son, which range from adoration to complete frustration, but she always loves him.
The review of this Book prepared by Janine Peterson








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Plot & Themes

Family, love    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   son

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   thoughtful    -   like laughing How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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