See Mommy Run by Laura Kennedy

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See Mommy Run is a humorous novel about Margie McDougal, a frazzled thirty-nine-year-old mother who wants to run away. Set in the 1980s, she endures a sub-zero marriage to Mike, Assistant Manager of Friendly Finance, as well as the impossible role of mother to fifteen-and-a-half-year-old Kim and fourteen-year-old Molly. Adding to her misery, is the job she loathes at Big Brother Insurance Company.

Life in the San Fernando Valley in Southern California is a soap opera. Kim and Molly skip school, smoke pot, and call each other bitch, while Mike loan sharks by day and guzzles Coors by night. Eventually a line is drawn across the matted shag carpet when Mike sides with the girls.

Pushed to her limit when Kim's truancy draws the attention of the State Attorney's Office, Margie flees to San Francisco and a new life.

About Laura Kennedy

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Published April 1, 2012 200 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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