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Mothers : twenty stories of contemporary motherhood

Author: Katrina Kenison; Kathleen Hirsch
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twenty stories on contemporary motherhood. In Kate Braverman's Pagan Night, a mother debates whether to kill her unwanted child, while in Perri Klass' For Women Everywhere, a pregnant woman declines to be a tattletale by identifying the father.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mothers.
New York : North Point Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605364703
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Kenison; Kathleen Hirsch
ISBN: 0865474982 9780865474987 0374213755 9780374213756
OCLC Number: 33983154
Description: 343 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Before / Mary Grimm --
Another marvelous thing / Laurie Colwin --
For women everywhere / Perri Klass --
Pagan night / Kate Braverman --
Baby pictures / Molly Giles --
Separation / Mary Gordon --
The trouble with Sophie / Perri Klass --
You'll be crying in a minute / Ronnie Sandroff --
King of the sky / Roxana Robinson --
Quality time / Barbara Kingsolver --
Starlight / Marian Thurm --
Chances with Johnson / Paula K. Gover --
Deeds of love and rage / Marsha Lee Berkman --
The instinct for bliss / Melissa Pritchard --
Poltergeists / Jane Shapiro --
The daguerreotype / Julia Whitty --
In the gloaming / Alice Elliott Dark --
Swimming to the top of the rain / J. California Cooper --
Leaving home / Sue Miller --
Zoo bus / Eileen FitzGerald.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Katrina Kenison and Kathleen Hirsch.

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Twenty stories on contemporary motherhood. In Kate Braverman's Pagan Night, a mother debates whether to kill her unwanted child, while in Perri Klass' For Women Everywhere, a pregnant woman declines to be a tattletale by identifying the father.

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