The Resource Nanaville : adventures in grandparenting, Anna Quindlen

Nanaville : adventures in grandparenting, Anna Quindlen

Label
Nanaville : adventures in grandparenting
Title
Nanaville
Title remainder
adventures in grandparenting
Statement of responsibility
Anna Quindlen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"I am changing his diaper, he is kicking and complaining, his exhausted father has gone to the kitchen for a glass of water, his exhausted mother is prone on the couch. He weighs little more than a large sack of flour and yet he has laid waste to the living room: swaddles on the chair, a nursing pillow on the sofa, a car seat, a stroller. No one cares about order, he is our order, we revolve around him. And as I try to get in the creases of his thighs with a wipe, I look at his, let's be honest, largely formless face and unfocused eyes and fall in love with him. Look at him and think, well, that's taken care of, I will do anything for you as long as we both shall live, world without end, amen." Before blogs even existed, Anna Quindlen became a go-to writer on the joys and challenges of family, motherhood, and modern life, in her nationally syndicated column. Now she's taking the next step and going full nana in the pages of this lively, beautiful, and moving book about being a grandmother. Quindlen offers thoughtful and telling observations about her new role, no longer mother and decision-maker but secondary character and support to the parents of her grandson. She writes, "Where I once led, I have to learn to follow." Eventually a close friend provides words to live by: "Did they ask you?" Candid, funny, frank, and illuminating, Quindlen's singular voice has never been sharper or warmer. With the same insights she brought to motherhood in Living Out Loud and to growing older in Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, this new nana uses her own experiences to illuminate those of many others
Summary
Before mommy blogs were even invented, Anna Quindlen became a go-to writer on the joys and challenges of motherhood in her nationally syndicated column. Now she's taking the next step and going full Nana in the pages of this lively and moving book abouther grandchildren, her children, and her new and remarkable role
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Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10765947
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
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Quindlen, Anna
Dewey number
  • 813.54
  • 920
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Quindlen, Anna
  • Grandmothers
  • Grandparent and child
Target audience
adult
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Adventures in Grandparenting
Label
Nanaville : adventures in grandparenting, Anna Quindlen
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=RHC_611682&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
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Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780812996111-RHC1645987-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780812996111
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Nanaville : adventures in grandparenting, Anna Quindlen
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=RHC_611682&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780812996111-RHC1645987-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780812996111
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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