The man who loved children: A Novel

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With an Introduction by Randall Jarrell. Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money, and too much loathing for each other. As Sam uses the children's adoration to feed his own voracious ego, Henny watches in bleak despair, knowing the bitter reality that lies just below his mad visions. A chilling novel of family life, the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives, The Man Who Loved Children, is acknowledged as a contemporary classic.

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9781453265253
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subject_facet Families -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Suburban life -- Fiction
Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
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The man who loved children / Christina Stead ; introduction by Randall Jarrell
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Man-woman relationships
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