Following the Tambourine Man
A Birthmother's Memoir
By (author) Janet Mason Ellerby
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Following the Tambourine Man by Janet Mason Ellerby
Book DescriptionSet during the sexual revolution of the sixties, this moving work recalls the decade's prodigious effect on a generation of Americans that came of age during that transformative time of changing mores. Janet Mason Ellerby follows the crooked path she took from a protected and privileged childhood and early adolescence to her unplanned pregnancy and banishment and to her daughter's birth and adoption. She then delves into the complex journey embarked on over the next thirty-five years, haunted by her first child's memory and attempting to compensate for her loss. Ellerby crafts an autoethnography, relating and reflecting upon the changes in middle-class American attitudes that informed the conservative suburbs of the fifties, through the political revolution of the sixties, seventies, and into today. In so doing, she provides a personal commentary on the shifts in adoption culture and describes the overlooked heartbreak that many birthmothers endure.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815608899
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Janet Mason Ellerby
Intimate Reading, Paperback (June 2001)» View all books by Janet Mason Ellerby
A study of the contemporary memoir, blending autobiography and literary analysis to illuminate the intellectual, cultural and emotional dynamics of life writing. Included are analyses of more than a dozen memoirs by American women, all which share a common purpose: the disclosure of secrets.
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Author Biography - Janet Mason Ellerby
Janet Mason Ellerby is a professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. She is the author of Intimate Reading: The Contemporary Women's Memoir, also published by Syracuse University Press.
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