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The Gift of an Ordinary Day: A Mother's Memoir
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Grand Central Pub
Publication date September 7, 2009
Pages 310
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780446409483
ISBN-10 0446409480
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $23.99
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Gift of an Ordinary Day is an intimate memoir of a family in transition-boys becoming teenagers, careers ending and new ones opening up, an attempt to find a deeper sense of place, and a slower pace, in a small New England town. It is a story of mid-life longings and discoveries, of lessons learned in the search for home and a new sense of purpose, and the bittersweet intensity of life with teenagers--holding on, letting go.

Poised on the threshold between family life as she's always known it and her older son's departure for college, Kenison is surprised to find that the times she treasures most are the ordinary, unremarkable moments of everyday life, the very moments that she once took for granted, or rushed right through without noticing at all.

The relationships, hopes, and dreams that Kenison illuminates will touch women's hearts, and her words will inspire mothers everywhere as they try to make peace with the inevitable changes in store.

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Hardcover
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from Grand Central Pub (September 7, 2009)
9780446409483 | details & prices | 310 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $23.99
About: The Gift of an Ordinary Day is an intimate memoir of a family in transition-boys becoming teenagers, careers ending and new ones opening up, an attempt to find a deeper sense of place, and a slower pace, in a small New England town.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780446409490 Book cover for 9780446559959
 
Reprint edition from Grand Central Pub (September 30, 2010)
9780446409490 | details & prices | 321 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.99
Large print edition from Grand Central Pub (September 28, 2009)
9780446559959 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $22.99
About: The Gift of an Ordinary Day is an intimate memoir of a family in transition-boys becoming teenagers, careers ending and new ones opening up, an attempt to find a deeper sense of place, and a slower pace, in a small New England town.
Miscellaneous
from Springboard Pr (September 7, 2009)
9780446558099 | details & prices | 320 pages | List price $10.99
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781600247330
 
Unabridged edition from Hachette Audio (September 7, 2009)
9781600247330 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.75 × 1.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $29.98

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