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Accidentally on Purpose A One-Night Stand, My Unplanned Parenthood, and Loving the Best Mistake I Ever Made

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ISBN-10: 0061256927

ISBN-13: 9780061256929

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mary F. Pols

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At thirty-nine, movie critic Mary Pols knew she wanted to have a baby. But never-not in a million years-on her own. To take on the physical, emotional, and financial challenges of motherhood without a perfect soul mate/husband would be absurd, kind of like not bothering to use a condom during a one-night stand with an adorable but jobless guy ten years her junior. Pols spends the ensuing weeks despairing over everything, from the financial nightmare of single motherhood to the end of her hopes for a traditional life. Not the least of her worries is finding the right way to drop the bombshell on loved ones, including her five siblings and eighty-four-year-old father, who has a German temper…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/3/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Mary F. Pols is a longtime movie critic and freelance journalist based in northern California. She has written for the New York Times , Los Angeles Times , Self , and Gourmet , and her film criticism appears regularly online at MSN and Time . A former Knight Fellow at Stanford, she is an adjunct professor at the University of California, Berkeley.