#1609 – Anna Quindlen

May 21, 2019 00:30:00
#1609
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#1609 – Anna Quindlen
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Anna Quindlen became a go-to writer on the joys and challenges of family, motherhood, and modern life, in her nationally syndicated column. In her new book, “Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting,” she offers observations about her new role, no longer mother and decision-maker, but secondary character and support to the parents of her grandchildren.

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