Giving Up on Ordinary

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Headline, 1998 - Female friendship - 312 pages
When Megs becomes a house cleaner to make ends meet as a single mother of three, she had not realized that people are so blinded by the cleansers and mops, they would fail to see her as an actual human being. Little do these upper-crust clients realize that her life is just as full as theirs.

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Waylaid by life, Megs has settled for cleaning people's houses while handling her three children and singing part-time at the club. Gifted storyteller Isla Dewar brings to life a tale of a woman who ... Read full review

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Giving up on Ordinary is anything but ordinary. It is a true to life tale of a 40-year-old woman coping with life. She is a single mother who lost a son in a tragic accident. Megs looks to her friend ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Isla Dewar was born in Edinburgh. She wrote articles for magazines and newspapers for many years before she wrote her first novel, KEEPING UP WITH MAGDA, in 1995. She lives in Fife with her husband, a cartoonist; they have two sons.

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