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  • By Linda Madl
    Oct 15, 2009
    "Tenure Track to Mommyville" You’ll enjoy this one. Elaine Barlow has made a bargain with her husband, George. He longs to establish his own veterinary practice, but agrees to work at a temporary position until the end of the year so she can secure the work she wants. How long will George’s patience last? Having lost her academic tenure-track position, Elaine desires another such exalted post. Since she left her job and gave birth to a daughter, she misses her income, her academic expertise has lost value, and her colleagues have sailed off to success. She is faced with errand running, grocery shopping, and entertaining a demanding (but charming) pre-schooler—-a life she never wanted to lead. In search of a new definition of herself, Elaine discovers wisdom in friends, her parents, and a manicurist and uncovers clues that George is seeing someone else. Can Elaine find herself before she loses her marriage? After a slow start, the book is a compelling read. Elaine’s... More > struggles and courage will touch man or woman who has lost a career and unwillingly faced new beginnings. The writing flows, filled with sensitivity and humor and little self-pity. Author Barbara Grosh has done a great job.< Less
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August 31, 2005
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
0.69 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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