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Author Lamott's Book
Operating Instructions (Biography)
Anne Lamott was unmarried and in precarious emotional and financial condition when she got pregnant; despite the father's non-involvement and her own fears, she had the child, and Operating Instructions is her diary from her son's first year of life. With the support of her indomitable and wonderful best friend and the help of her community, Anne managed to survive the trials and travails of early motherhood - and in Operating Instructions, a funny, mov...
Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
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....
With great tenderness, humor and compassion, the author writes of her hitting rock bottom and discovering her spiritual self and becoming a liberal Christian. The author writes of her relationship with family, with alcohol, with illness and you laugh constantly. Best book I've read this year....
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