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Maria is twenty-nine years old. She is a single mother and lives on a council estate in Manchester. She's also a chronic day-dreamer. One day she'd like to marry a beautiful man with a huge income to look after her and Jack, her nine-year-old son.

The only problem is that her current boyfriend, Rhodri, a chickpea-loving vegan eco-warrior, has turned his back on career ladde
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Paperback, 326 pages
Published July 2nd 2009 by Penguin (first published June 1st 2009)
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Follow Maria as she navigates her way through a complex life - an eco warrior boyfriend, a love triangle (or maybe even square), a job under threat, and a young son whose father was once violent, now estranged. This is a unique, hilarious, fascinating memoir of a young woman trying to work out what she wants to keep hold of, and what she should let go as she hits 30. Highly recommended!
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My name is Maria Roberts and I'm the author of Single Mother on the Verge, a book that started life as a blog and was published by Penguin in 2009.

'Hmm,' you wonder, 'so it was a blog that was turned into a book? I have a blog that'd make a great book.' Well yes, that's sort of the truth. It was a blog that became a book but prior to this I'd completed an MA in novel writing, had a few short stor
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