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About a Boy

About the Book

About a Boy

Will Freeman may have discovered the key to dating success: If the simple fact that they were single mothers meant that gorgeous women --- women who would not ordinarily look twice at Will --- might not only be willing, but enthusiastic about dating him, then he was really onto something. Single mothers --- bright, attractive, available women --- thousands of them, were all over London. He just had to find them.

SPAT: Single Parents --- Alone Together. It was a brilliant plan. And Will wasn't going to let the fact that he didn't have a child himself hold him back. A fictional two-year-old named Ned wouldn't be the first thing he'd invented. And it seems to go quite well at first, until he meets an actual 12-year-old named Marcus, who is more than Will bargained for… 

About a Boy
by Nick Hornby

  • Publication Date: May 1, 1999
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Riverhead Trade
  • ISBN-10: 1573227331
  • ISBN-13: 9780965593892