There Are No Grown-ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story

There Are No Grown-ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story

by Pamela Druckerman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594206375
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/29/2018
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 67,327
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Pamela Druckerman is the author of four books including Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting, which has been translated into 27 languages. She's also a contributing opinion writer at The New York Times.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Bonjour, Madame 1

1 How to Find Your Calling 17

2 How to Choose a Partner 35

3 How to Turn Forty 47

4 How to Raise Children 57

5 How to Hear 67

6 How to Have Sex 75

7 How to Plan a Ménage à Trois 89

8 How to Be Mortal 107

9 How to Be an Expert 123

10 How to Have a Midlife Crisis 133

11 How to Be Jung 147

12 How to Get Dressed 159

13 How to Age Gracefully 179

14 How to Learn the Rules 193

15 How to Be Wise 203

16 How to Give Advice 219

17 How to Save the Furniture 231

18 How to Figure Out What's Happening 241

19 How to Think in French 261

20 How to Make Friends 273

21 How to Say No 285

22 How to Control Your Family 297

23 How to Be Afraid 307

24 How to Know Where You're From 313

25 How to Stay Married 331

Conclusion: How to Be a Femme Libre 345

Acknowledgments 355

Bibliography 359

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