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Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence

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From the international bestselling author of Black, White, and Jewish comes a "wonderfully insightful" (Associated Press) book that's destined to become a motherhood classic. Now in trade.

Like many women her age, thirty-four-year-old Rebecca Walker was brought up to be skeptical of motherhood. As an adult she longed for a baby but feared losing her independence. In this very smart memoir, Walker explores some of the larger sociological trends of her generation while delivering her own story about the emotional and intellectual transformation that led her to motherhood.

About the Author

Rebecca Walker has received numerous awards for her writing and activism. Her work has appeared in many anthologies and publications; in addition to the international bestseller Black, White, and Jewish, her books include the anthologies To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism and What Makes a Man: 22 Writers Imagine the Future.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594482885
Subtitle:
Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence
Author:
Walker, Rebecca
Publisher:
Riverhead Trade
Subject:
Parental Memoirs
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Motherhood -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20080304
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.00x5.50x.63 in. .43 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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