Amanda Bright @ Home

Amanda Bright @ Home

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With a college degree from an elite university, a top-level job at the N.E.A., a loving and successful husband, and two adorable children, Amanda Bright is ready to conquer the world. But when she decides to leave her career to be a stay-at-home mom, Amanda finds that her college degree, her professional wardrobe, and glamorous friends and connections are no preparation for her new life. Gone are the days of meetings and power lunches; Amanda's days are now filled with changing diapers, mopping up spills, and singing "The Itsy, Bitsy Spider" over and over. While everyone else around her is on the fast track, it's getting harder for Amanda to even remember--or appreciate--why she left work in the first place. Mothers everywhere will laugh and cry along with Amanda as she experiences the daily trials of adjusting to this new life--and discovers that success isn't always measured in the workplace.
- Amanda Bright@Home appeared weekly in the Wall Street Journal and continued on its Web site throughout summer 2001. The over one million readers who were left with a cliffhanger will be eager to read the conclusion in this expanded novel.
- The founding editor of The Women's Quarterly, Crittenden is a provocative author who was profiled in Vanity Fair as one of America's most important new thinkers on women and family even as Mirabella called her "the most dangerous feminist in America." She has been published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Washington Post, among others.
- Crittenden is a frequent commentator on women's issues, appearing on the Today show, 20/20, and Nightline. She is a regular guest on many talk radio stations, including NPR.
- This novel iscertain to appeal to the millions of fans of Allison Pearson's I Don't Know How She Does It (Knopf 10/02).
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  • 7770601347
  • 9787770601347