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A window opens

Elisabeth Egan

A window opens

a novel

by Elisabeth Egan

  • 140 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • FICTION / Family Life,
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women,
  • FICTION / Literary,
  • Working mothers,
  • Career development,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElisabeth Egan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3605.G354 W56 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination370 pages
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26881757M
    ISBN 101501105450, 1501105434
    ISBN 109781501105456, 9781501105432
    LC Control Number2014047742
    OCLC/WorldCa896496121

    The main character is voracious reader and A Window Opens is sprinkled with references to books, both classics as well as new popular titles (mentions include Gone Girl and The Snow Child). Moreover, I really appreciated the fact that Egan chose to write about e-books and the changes they have brought to the book industry. A Window Opens is a story told through the journal of a young German immigrant, Meta, who, with her family fled Nazi Germany and arrived in New York City in early item 2 A Window Opens by A.M. Philyaw (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! - A Window Opens by A.M. Philyaw (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping.

    In A Window Opens, Elisabeth Egan brings us Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social-media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) her fictional forebears Kate Reddy and Bridget Jones, Alice plays many roles (which she never refers to as “wearing many hats” and wishes you wouldn’t, either).   -BookPage "A Window Opens is funny and perceptive novel about a woman who makes a big career change and has to manage that - as well as her family. Think Where's You Go, Bernadette and Bridget Jones's Diary." - Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project "A funny debut novel that will have book lovers and working moms nodding in recognition."/5(K).

      a deadly wandering adriana trigiani all the light we cannot see and the dark sacred night anthony doerr a window opens best american short stories Book book club book club books book clubs Book discussion club book review book reviews books Boris Fishman brigid pasulka Careless People carrie snyder Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time.   But “A Window Opens” is not a marital love story. Alice and Nicholas are fine, and so are the children. This novel is a love story about novels and the parents who introduce them to us.


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A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan pulls at your heart and leaves you thinking about it long after finishing the book.” — “Alice Pearse, a mother of three who takes on the breadwinner role after her husband doesn’t make partner at his law firm, shows us just how real, and how interesting, it is to be a working mom.” —Glamour4/4().

In A Window Opens, beloved books editor at Glamour magazine, Elisabeth Egan, brings us Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social-media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) age.

Like her fictional forebears Kate Reddy and Bridget Jones, Alice plays many roles (which she never refers to as “wearing many hats” and wishes/5. A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan pulls at your heart and leaves you thinking about it long after finishing the book.” — “Alice Pearse, a mother of three who takes on the breadwinner role after her husband doesn’t make partner at his law firm, shows us just how real, and how interesting, it is to be a working mom.”4/5().

Early on in Elisabeth Egan’s debut novel, “A Window Opens,” the narrator and main character, Alice Pearse — part-time magazine editor, full-time wife and. A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan pulls at your heart and leaves you thinking about it long after finishing the book.” — “Alice Pearse, a mother of three who takes on the breadwinner role after her husband doesn’t make partner at his law firm, shows us just how real, and how interesting, it is to be a working mom.”Released on: J The information about A Window Opens shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan pulls at your heart and leaves A window opens book thinking about it long after finishing the book.” — “Alice Pearse, a mother of three who takes on the breadwinner role after her husband doesn’t make partner at his law firm, shows us just how real, and how interesting, it is to be a working mom.”/5(10).

Alice Pearse is a mostly happily married mother of three, an attentive daughter, an ambivalent dog-owner, a part-time editor, a loyal neighbor and a Zen commuter.

When her husband makes a radical career change, Alice is ready to lean in and she knows exactly how lucky she is to land a job at Scroll, a hip young start-up that promises to be the future of reading. Why might the author have chosen the title, "A Window Opens for this novel".

What does the title of the novel signify. Where is the title referenced in the book and what figurative examples of “ a window opening” are found throughout. How does the title reinforce or. In A Window Opens, beloved books editor at Glamour magazine Elisabeth Egan brings us Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) age.

Like her fictional forebears, Kate Reddy and Bridget Jones, Alice plays many roles (which she never refers to as. A Window Opens A Novel (Book): Egan, Elisabeth: In A Window Opens, Elisabeth Egan brings us Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social-media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) age.

Like her fictional forebears Kate Reddy and Bridget Jones, Alice plays many roles (which she never refers to as "wearing many hats" and wishes you. Elisabeth Egan is the books editor at essays and book reviews have appeared in Self, Glamour, O, People, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Huffington Post, The New York Times Book Review, LA Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times; and Newark lives in New Jersey with her family.

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A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan pulls at your heart and leaves you thinking about it long after finishing the book.” — “Alice Pearse, a mother of three who takes on the breadwinner role after her husband doesn’t make partner at his law firm, shows us just how real, and how interesting, it is to be a working mom.” —Glamour.

A Window Opens A Novel (Book): Egan, Elisabeth: "From the beloved books editor at Glamour magazine comes a heartfelt and painfully funny debut about what happens when a wife and mother of three leaps at the chance to fulfill her professional destiny--only to learn every opportunity comes at a price.

In A Window Opens, Elisabeth Egan brings us Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest. Our booking window opens soon and I am needing help. I have a reservation and a cabin for myself, my husband, and my 2 daughters. This will be our second Disney Cruise (after a very long break). My mom is traveling with us, but is in her own cabin and on her own reservation.

This is her first Disney Cruise. So our booking window opens before hers. Controlling where a new window opens in IE 10 I need to change where on the screen a new window opens when a link initiates a new window.

I am not looking for a popup blocker, as I am talking about new windows that are needed for things like a calendar program that opens a new window when you go to make a new entry. A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan pulls at your heart and leaves you thinking about it long after finishing the book.” — “Alice Pearse, a mother of three who takes on the breadwinner role after her husband doesn’t make partner at his law firm, shows us just how real, and how interesting, it is to be a working mom.”.

A Window Opens is a stellar example of what can be done with a genre novel, a model of the “working mom” genre.

While it will never be viewed as classic literature, Elisabeth Egan makes good use of many of great literature’s important elements.Elisabeth Egan's A Window Opens is both entertaining and poignant, a page-turning read that managed to move me to tears even as it made me laugh out loud.

I've rarely read a book that felt so familiar, and I realized when I closed it that's because Elisabeth managed to touch on so many topics close to my heart in this particular moment of life: aging parents, school-age children, marriage Author: Lindsey Mead.

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She is not: a cook, a craftswoman, a decorator, an active PTA member, a natural .