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She May Not Leave

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ISBN-10: 0871139421

ISBN-13: 9780871139429

Edition: 2005

Authors: Fay Weldon

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Fay Weldon lets her incisive wit loose on a hot issue facing many modern families--child care, and what can happen when that involves having a nanny under your roof. She May Not Leave confirms, "when she's on form there's simply no touching Fay Weldon as a writer" (The Observer). Hattie and Martyn are the proud parents of newborn Kitty; both are in their early thirties, smart, handsome, and, for reasons of liberal principle, not married but partnered. All seems fine at first--healthy baby, happy couple--but when they have to decide who'll look after little Kitty, things get complicated. Hattie's dying to get back to work but Martyn fears employing foreign help might hurt his leftist…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/11/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 15.466
Language: English

Fay Weldon was born in Worcester, England, where her father was a physician and her mother a writer. She was educated at the University of St. Andrews, from which she received her M.A. in 1954. Six years later, she married Ronald Weldon. Weldon worked as a propaganda writer for the British Foreign Office and then as an advertising copywriter for various firms in London before making writing a full-time career. Since the mid-1960's she has written novels, short stories, and radio and television plays. The central subject of all Weldon's writing is the experience of women, especially their relationships with men. According to Weldon, "Women must ask themselves: What is it that will give me…