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Bad mother : a chronicle of maternal crimes, minor calamities, and occasional moments of grace

Author: Ayelet Waldman
Publisher: London : Two Roads, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In our mothers' day there were good mothers, indifferent mothers, and occasionally, great mothers. Today we have only Bad Mothers: If you work, you're neglectful; if you stay home, you're smothering. If you discipline, you're buying them a spot on the shrink's couch; if you let them run wild, they will be into drugs by seventh grade. Is it any wonder so many women refer to themselves at one time or another as a "bad  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayelet Waldman
ISBN: 9781444763157 1444763156
OCLC Number: 862092283
Description: 208 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Bad mother --
The life she wanted for me --
Free to be you and I --
Breast is best --
Tech support --
Like a fish needs a bicycle --
My mother-in-law, myself --
Drawing a line --
So ready to be the mother of a loser --
Sexy witches and cereal boxes --
Rocketship --
A nose for bad news --
To each his own mother --
Legacy --
Darling, I like you that way --
Baby lust --
The audacity of hope --
The life I want for them.
Responsibility: by Ayelet Waldman.

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA hilarious and controversial book that every woman will have an opinion about, written by one of America's most outrageous writer.  Read more...

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Waldman is a corageous and talented writer. Her greatest accomplishment in this book is to take her experience - some of our worst fears - and make it something we can understand. ...Isn't that a Read more...

 
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