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Thundering Sneakers
     

Thundering Sneakers

by Prudence Mackintosh
 

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Thundering Sneakers begins the story of the Mackintosh boys. In these essays, Prudence Mackintosh describes the delights and terrors of living with little boys who are determined to be boys, despite the carefully nonsexist childrearing practices of the 1970s. With telling vignettes of boyish disasters that drive her to despair, as well as the rare

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Thundering Sneakers begins the story of the Mackintosh boys. In these essays, Prudence Mackintosh describes the delights and terrors of living with little boys who are determined to be boys, despite the carefully nonsexist childrearing practices of the 1970s. With telling vignettes of boyish disasters that drive her to despair, as well as the rare quiet moments of hugs and confidences that make it all worthwhile, she perfectly captures the early years when a young mother still looks for "the real mother" to come and bail her out.

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ISBN-13:
9780292752696
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Series:
Southwestern Writers Collection
Edition description:
1ST UNIVER
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

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