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The brink of being : talking about miscarriage

Author: Julia Bueno
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author blends women's stories (including her own) with research and analysis, exploring the effect of pregnancy loss on women and highlighting the ways in which our society fails to effectively respond to it. -- adapted from back cover.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bueno, Julia, author.
Brink of being
New York : Penguin Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2019000577
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Bueno
ISBN: 9780143133230 0143133233
OCLC Number: 1057303943
Description: xxviii, 290 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: A child in mind: the unconceived, barely conceived, unusually conceived --
Derailed: early miscarriage --
A conspicuous absence: late miscarriage --
Again and again and again: recurrent miscarriage --
Ripples: partners, family members, others --
Efforts to remember, pressure to forget: funerals, memorials, campaigns.
Responsibility: Julia Bueno.

Abstract:

The author blends women's stories (including her own) with research and analysis, exploring the effect of pregnancy loss on women and highlighting the ways in which our society fails to effectively respond to it. -- adapted from back cover.

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