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0241967805
Paperback:Man at the helm : a novel / Nina Stibbe:2015 Man at the helm : a novel / Nina Stibbe
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Author: Stibbe, Nina
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Classification: AF
Category: Fiction
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780241967805 0241967805
Notes:
Lizzie is concerned about her newly divorcee mother - thirty-one years old, with three young children and a Labrador in a hostile village in the English countryside. It isn't that having a husband is good, but in 1970s rural Leicestershire, not having one is bad. The women in the village think Lizzie's mother is after their husbands while no one wi.
Originally published: London: Viking, 2014
Lizzie is concerned about her newly divorcee mother - thirty-one years old, with three young children and a Labrador in a hostile village in the English countryside. It isn't that having a husband is good, but in 1970s rural Leicestershire, not having one is bad. The women in the village think Lizzie's mother is after their husbands while no one will let the children into the Brownies. And so Lizzie and her sister embark on a misguided campaign to find a new 'Man at the Helm'.
Leicestershire (England), Social life and customs, 20th century, Fiction
GNR, General, ukslc
Pages 310 pages
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Hardback:Man at the helm, a novel:2014
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Total no. of loans: 3
No. of reservations: 0
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UK : Penguin Books, 2015
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This funny, poignant and often sad tale feels autobiographical making it funnier, more poignant and sadder. It is a tale of the chaos of family life, written so that you can relate to many of the incidents described and are very glad indeed that others have never happened to you!
05/02/17
readbyl1ght
West Sussex
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Hardback:Man at the helm, a novel:2014
Author: Stibbe, Nina
Year 2014
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Viking
Resource type: Physical
310 pages ; 21 cm (hbk)
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Paperback:Paradise lodge, a novel:2017
Author: Stibbe, Nina
Year 2017
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
274 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0241974984
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Paperback:Reasons to be cheerful:2020
Author: Stibbe, Nina
Year 2020
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
275 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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If you enjoyed Man at the Helm and have watched Love, Nina on tv then you'll probably enjoy Reasons
04/04/20
mrayner
Surrey Live
More editions / formats: Hardback
0241965098
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Paperback:Love, Nina, despatches from family life:2014
Author: Stibbe, Nina
Year 2014
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
x, 321 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Large print:Man at the helm:2015:Large print ed.
Author: Stibbe, Nina
Year 2015
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print ed.
Publisher: Charnwood
Resource type: Physical
392 pages (large print) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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Large print:An almost perfect Christmas:2018:Large print edition
Author: Stibbe, Nina
Year 2018
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print edition
Publisher: Charnwood
Resource type: Physical
160 pages (large print) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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