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Only In New York : How I Took Manhattan (with the Kids) - Caroline Overington

Only In New York

How I Took Manhattan (with the Kids)

By: Caroline Overington

Paperback | 1 October 2006 | Edition Number 1

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An uplifting tale of one woman juggling her dream job as a foreign correspondent, the demands of 2-year-old twins, a high-flying husband who can't get a green card, and all the temptations of life in New York.

Most journalists would crawl over broken glass to secure the glittering prize of being a foreign correspondent in New York. Caroline Overington is understandably over the moon about her plum posting, but there's a problem (or two). New York is a great playground for grown-ups, but is the crowded skyscraper capital of the world a good place to live when you're raising toddler twins? As her mother says, 'Are you mad?'

Caroline relocates her young family from sunny carefree Bondi to a rat-infested basement apartment in Manhattan and tackles the juggling act of being a good mother and a having an exciting career as a reporter overseas. Her husband Martin has his own challenges - after twenty years as an advertising executive, he has to learn to be a stay-at-home dad. Whether she's covering the lead-up to the war in Iraq from a flooded basement, attending Bill Clinton's book launch with a three-year-old dressed as a pirate or exposing author Norma Khouri as a fake with the kids in the back of the car, Caroline Overington gives it her all.

Funny, perceptive and inspirational, this is the adventure of a lifetime, proving that the modern woman can have it all: a high-flying career, a wonderful family life and 'New York'.

About the Author

Caroline Overington worked for several years in New York as the correspondent for Fairfax. Along with Malcolm Knox she won the 2004 Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism for their report in the Sydney Morning-Herald the Norma Khouri Investigation. A former sports writer, she won the Prime Ministerial Women and Sport Awards for journalism in 1996. She currently writes for The Australian and lives in Sydney.

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