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About a boy

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Will Freeman, a 30-something Londoner, is vaguely in search of a wife, but is simultaneously turned off by the responsibilities that a real life might entail. He befriends young Marcus, son of a single mother with problems, and finds himself being drawn against his will into a tumultuous set of circumstances. Finally he is able, after all, to engage with life in a normal way. A New York Times Notable Book for 1998.
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Full title about a boy
Author hornby nick
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subject_facet Boys -- England -- London -- Fiction, Children of divorced parents -- England -- London -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Fiction, Men -- England -- London -- Fiction, Single men -- England -- London -- Fiction, Single mothers -- England -- London -- Fiction
title_display About a boy
title_full About a Boy, About a boy / Nick Hornby
title_short About a boy
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topic_facet Boys, Children of divorced parents, Fiction, Literature, Man-woman relationships, Men, Single men, Single mothers