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About a Boy by Nick Hornby
  

About a Boy

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Synopsis

About a Boy by Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby's second bestselling novel is about sex, manliness and fatherhood. Will is thirty-six, comfortable and child-free. And he's discovered a brilliant new way of meeting women - through single-parent groups. Marcus is twelve and a little bitnerdish: he's got the kind of mother who made him listen to Joni Mitchell rather than Nirvana. Perhaps they can help each other out a little bit, and both can start to act their age.

About the Author

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby was born in 1957, and is the author of Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy and How to be Good. He also edited the collection of short stories Speaking With the Angel. He is the pop music critic for the New Yorker. In 1999, he was awarded the E.M.Forster award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives and works in Highbury, North London.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd January 2014

Author

Nick Hornby

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780241969809

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