My Hollywood

By Mona Simpson
(Corsair, Paperback, 9781849017046)

Publication Date: June 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback, Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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A wonderfully provocative and appealing novel tells the story of two women whose lives entwine and unfold behind the glittery surface of Hollywood. In a novel at turns satirical and heartbreaking, where mothers' modern ideas are given practical overhauls by nannies, we meet Lola's vast network of fellow caregivers, each with her own story to tell.

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  1. The novel opens with Claire recalling her first date with Paul and their agreement that for a modern couple child rearing would have to be “fifty-fifty.” Why doesn’t this work out for them? 

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