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Really thoughtful look at families. Original. Enjoyed a lot.Published 2 months ago by Gillian Jeffery
I have wanted this collection of short stories for a long time; I put it on my wish list a long time ago and my stepson gave it to me this Christmas. Read morePublished on January 8, 2011 by Deborah P. Blanchard
Helen Simpson goes straight to the point in her short and bittersweet collection of short stories "Getting a Life" - originally published "Hey yeah get a life. Read morePublished on March 28, 2010 by A. T. A. Oliveira
Ms. Simpson writes with a lot of passion. Her short stories are filled with real life complications, not in the writing but in the nature of each story. Read morePublished on July 29, 2006 by Amazon Customer
I just loved this book. How comforting it is to read of women who have a heart, who really love their kids - despite the fatigue, the relentless grind, and the reality of... Read morePublished on November 2, 2004 by Kate Smart
Two great stories, "Cafe Society" and "Getting a Life," depict the reality of being a mother to several very young children. Read morePublished on May 15, 2003 by Karen Zukor
This book is a must-read for young to mid-life moms! I strongly identified with many of the women in the stories, having been through two toddler boys (now 10 and 13 years). Read morePublished on October 23, 2002
Helen Simpson's "Getting a Life" is a collection of 9 short stories dealing with women in contemporary England. Read morePublished on August 25, 2002 by JessH
This book looks great, and Simpson is not a bad writer. But these stories seem to have no point, and she makes motherhood, wifehood, hell LIFE, sound terrible and pointless. Read morePublished on August 21, 2002 by Jennifer Barger