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Making babies : stumbling into motherhood

Author: Anne Enright
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Describes the author's experiences becoming a middle-aged mother after being married for eighteen years.
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Named Person: Anne Enright
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Enright
ISBN: 9780393078282 0393078280
OCLC Number: 755704949
Description: 207 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Apologies all round --
Breeding --
The glass wall --
Dream-time --
Birth --
Milk --
Nine months --
Time --
Advice --
Being two --
Groundhog day --
Science --
Babies : a breeder's guide --
God --
Buggies --
Staring --
Home birth --
Wriggles --
Naming --
Burps --
Hands --
Girl / Boy --
Crying --
Evolution --
Authority --
Poo --
Smell --
Too much information --
Baby-talk --
The killing cup --
Kissing --
How to panic --
Romance --
The lip of the rug --
By the time you read this, it will be true --
Staring, Part 2 --
What's wrong with velcro? --
Unforgiven --
Fair --
Second pregnancies --
Siblings --
Toys --
Dirt --
Other mothers, other fathers --
How to get trolleyed while breast-feeding --
Entertaining --
On giving birth to a genius --
Dreams --
Speech --
On being loved --
It's not about you, you know --
It's not about you, you know, Part 2 --
The moment --
Worry --
Forgetting --
What it does --
Oh, mortality --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Anne Enright.

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Man Booker Prize winner Enright offers a new kind of memoir: an unapologetic look at the very personal experience of becoming a mother. With a refreshing no-nonsense attitude, she opens up about the  Read more...

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[Enright s] first work of nonfiction, Making Babies is a collection of short essays, some of them stream of consciousness, that move chronologically through the landmarks of motherhood. She writes Read more...

 
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