The Object Of My Affection

Stephen McCauley

Published: 3 July 2006
Paperback, B Format
129x198mm, 320 pages
ISBN: 9781862079014

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Published: 16 September 2004
Paperback, B Format
129x198mm, 320 pages
ISBN: 9781862077119


When twenty-six-year-old George Mullen is kicked out by his lover, Robert, he moves into the terminally disordered apartment of Nina Borowski and embarks on the most complicated friendship of his life. At first their relationship is as easy as their cosy television suppers and ballroom dancing classes, with Nina mulling over her psychology dissertation and George teaching kindergarten. Then Nina announces she's pregnant by her boyfriend Howard. Howard wants marriage. Nina wants independence. And George will do almost anything for a little unqualified affection. But he's not so sure about his new role as surrogate unwed father ...

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Stephen McCauley, described by the New York Times as 'the secret love child of Edith Wharton and Woody Allen', is the author of The Object of My Affection, which was made into a film starring Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd, True Enough, The Easy Way Out, The Man of the House and Alternatives to Sex, all published by Granta Books. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More about the author

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