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Mummy Said the F-Word by Fiona Gibson


Mummy Said the F-Word by Fiona Gibson

When Cait, a chaotic single mother, becomes the agony aunt for a glossy parenting magazine, she thinks she might be the single worst person to do the job. But despite her early unwillingness, she gradually realises that the women writing might really need her help. Perhaps mothers need to realise that they're not actually expected to be perfect, after all? Then Cait gets an email from a mysterious reader - a single dad who simply signs his name R...


'Enthralling. Gibsons original voice is at once comic and accurate * Adele Parks on BABYFACE * A fantastic debut. More than funny, it's true * Louise Bagshawe on BABYFACE * 'Lovely, heartwarming, immensely readable' * Jenny Colgan on LUCKY GIRL * 'Will have you chuckling until the last page' * Red * 'Comical, romantic and well-observed' * Sainsbury's Magazine * 'Gibson's take on modern motherhood is ruefully funny and charmingly insightful' * Marie Claire * 'Hilarious and heartening, a great read.' * In Style * 'It's sharply observed, funny and captures the warmth, chaos and clutter of family life.' * Daily Mail *'

About the Author

Fiona Gibson

Fiona Gibson is an author and journalist who has written for many UK publications including The Observer, The Guardian, Marie Claire, Red, New Woman, Top Sante and Elle. For several years she has written a popular weekly column chronicling her family life in The Sunday Herald newspaper.

Fiona lives in Scotland with her husband, their twin sons and daughter. She likes to draw, run 10k races, play her saxophone and lie in the bath with a big glass of wine, although not all at once.

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Publication date

19th February 2009


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Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division


320 pages


Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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