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Turning forty / Mike Gayle.

By: Gayle, Mike.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2013Description: 386 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780340918548 (pbk.); 9780340918531 (hbk.).Other title: Turning 40.Subject(s): Midlife crisis -- Fiction | Reunions -- Fiction | Friendship -- FictionGenre/Form: Humorous fiction.DDC classification: 823.92
Contents:
Matt Beckford is on the verge of a landmark birthday and his life has come full circle. After thirteen years living abroad, it's time to come home to Birmingham and catch up with his six old school mates, including his ex, Ginny. Ginny is also at a crossroads, having decided to give up on IVF after several failed attempts. Newly single, she is looking up old boyfriends on Facebook but after a nostalgic night out with the gang, she and Matt spend the night together. Matt is hopeful that they can take up where they left off but Ginny is firm that they should stay just good friends ...until she finds she is pregnant.
Summary: How to turn forty: 1. Set yourself a personal challenge. 2. Clear wardrobe of all age-inappropriate clothing. 3. Relax. How not to turn forty: 1. Have a complete meltdown ...High-flier Matt Beckford's sole ambition is to turn forty with his life sorted. With a Porsche on the drive and a job that requires him to spend more time in BA's club lounge than his own lounge, it looks like things are going in the right direction. But when Matt's wife unexpectedly calls time on their marriage, a chain of events is set in motion that very quickly sees him facing forty broke, homeless and completely alone. But all is not lost because Matt has a plan ...
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How to turn forty:
1. Set yourself a personal challenge.
2. Clear wardrobe of all age-inappropriate clothing.
3. Relax.

How not to turn forty:
1. Have a complete meltdown . . .

High-flier Matt Beckford's sole ambition is to turn forty with his life sorted. With a Porsche on the drive and a job that requires him to spend more time in BA's club lounge than his own lounge, it looks like things are going in the right direction. But when Matt's wife unexpectedly calls time on their marriage, a chain of events is set in motion that very quickly sees him facing forty broke, homeless and completely alone.

But all is not lost because Matt has a plan . . .

Matt Beckford is on the verge of a landmark birthday and his life has come full circle. After thirteen years living abroad, it's time to come home to Birmingham and catch up with his six old school mates, including his ex, Ginny. Ginny is also at a crossroads, having decided to give up on IVF after several failed attempts. Newly single, she is looking up old boyfriends on Facebook but after a nostalgic night out with the gang, she and Matt spend the night together. Matt is hopeful that they can take up where they left off but Ginny is firm that they should stay just good friends ...until she finds she is pregnant.

How to turn forty: 1. Set yourself a personal challenge. 2. Clear wardrobe of all age-inappropriate clothing. 3. Relax. How not to turn forty: 1. Have a complete meltdown ...High-flier Matt Beckford's sole ambition is to turn forty with his life sorted. With a Porsche on the drive and a job that requires him to spend more time in BA's club lounge than his own lounge, it looks like things are going in the right direction. But when Matt's wife unexpectedly calls time on their marriage, a chain of events is set in motion that very quickly sees him facing forty broke, homeless and completely alone. But all is not lost because Matt has a plan ...

Sequel to: Turning thirty.

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