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Maggie's going nowhere / Rose Hartley.

By: Hartley, Rose [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Melbourne, Victoria] : Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 340 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143795483.Subject(s): Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- FictionGenre/Form: Australian fiction -- 21st century.Summary: Can someone please tell me how to navigate life? Maggie Cotton is a hot mess. In one day, she's dumped by her boyfriend, disinherited by her mum, and kicked off the three-year degree course she'd stretched to a decade. And that was before she received the letter saying she owed the government $70,000. But that's no reason to grow up, is it? With a decrepit 1960s caravan to call home, Maggie has to prove to her mother she can survive without a safety net, stop her loyal best friend Jen from marrying a scumbag, and convince her sexy workmate Rueben that she's not a walking disaster. For someone who's spent her life avoiding hard work, she sure can move mountains when she's got a little motivation just don't ask her to move the caravan.
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'A compulsive and hilarious read. In Maggie, Hartley has created one of those indelible characters of whom we must thoroughly disapprove and yet cannot help but love.' Karen Joy Fowler <br> <br> Maggie Cotton's life is a hot mess.<br> <br> In one day, she's dumped by her boyfriend, disinherited by her mum, and kicked out of the three-year degree she'd stretched to a decade. And that was before she received the letter saying she owed the government $70,000.<br> <br> But that's no reason to grow up, is it?<br> <br> With a decrepit 1960s caravan to call home, Maggie has to prove to her mother she can survive without a safety net, stop her loyal best friend Jen from marrying a scumbag, and convince her sexy workmate Rueben that she's not a walking disaster. For someone who's spent her life avoiding hard work, she sure can move mountains when she's got a little motivation - just don't ask her to move the caravan.<br> <br> 'Maggie's Going Nowhere is a whip-smart and heartwarming novel.' Miranda Tapsell

Can someone please tell me how to navigate life? Maggie Cotton is a hot mess. In one day, she's dumped by her boyfriend, disinherited by her mum, and kicked off the three-year degree course she'd stretched to a decade. And that was before she received the letter saying she owed the government $70,000. But that's no reason to grow up, is it? With a decrepit 1960s caravan to call home, Maggie has to prove to her mother she can survive without a safety net, stop her loyal best friend Jen from marrying a scumbag, and convince her sexy workmate Rueben that she's not a walking disaster. For someone who's spent her life avoiding hard work, she sure can move mountains when she's got a little motivation just don't ask her to move the caravan.

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