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Some Assembly Required

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Some Assembly Required

A Journal of My Son's First Son

By Anne Lamott; Sam Lamott

Riverhead Books, Hardcover, 9781594488412, 272pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 2012

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Description
Look out for Anne's latest book, Hallelujah Anyway, on sale now.
"If there is a doyenne of the parenting memoir, it would be Anne Lamott."--Time

In Some Assembly Required, Anne Lamott enters a new and unexpected chapter in her own life: grandmotherhood. Stunned to learn that her son, Sam, is about to become a father at nineteen, Lamott begins a journal about the first year of her grandson Jax's life. In careful and often hilarious detail, Lamott and Sam--about whom she first wrote so movingly in Operating Instructions--struggle to balance their changing roles. By turns poignant and funny, honest and touching, Some Assembly Required is the true story of how the birth of a baby changes a family--as this book will change everyone who reads it.


About the Author
Anne Lamott is the New York Times bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow; Small Victories; Stitches; Some Assembly Required; Grace (Eventually); Plan B; Traveling Mercies; Bird by Bird; Operating Instructions, and the forthcoming Hallelujah Anyway. She is also the author of several novels, including Imperfect Birds and Rosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California. Sam Lamott is an inventor, designer, entrepreneur, and artist who lives in San Francisco.
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