Thundering Sneakers begins the story of the Mackintosh boys. In these essays, Prudence Mackintosh describes the delights and terrors of living with little boys who are determined to be boys, despite the carefully nonsexist childrearing practices of the 1970s. With telling vignettes of boyish disasters that drive her to despair, as well as the rare quiet moments of hugs and confidences that make it all worthwhile, she perfectly captures the early years when a young mother still looks for "the real mother" to come and bail ...

Thundering Sneakers 2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292752696

Univ of Texas PR edition

Trade paperback

Thundering Sneakers 1981, Doubleday Books, Garden City, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385128797

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