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Description - The Mother Knot by Jane Lazarre

In this compelling memoir by a writer, mother, and feminist, Jane Lazarre confronts the myth of the "good mother" with her fiercely honest and intimate portrait of early motherhood as a time of profound ambivalence and upheaval, filled with desperation as well as joy, the struggle to reclaim a sense of self, and sheer physical exhaustion. Originally published in 1976, The Mother Knot is a feminist classic, as relevant today as it was twenty years ago.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780822320395
ISBN-10: 0822320398
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Imprint: Duke University Press
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publish Date: 22-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jane Lazarre

Jane Lazarre is on the Faculty of Eugene Lang College at the New School for Social Research. She is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness and Wet Earth and Dreams, both published by Duke University Press.

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