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Small animals : parenthood in the age of fear

Author: Kim Brooks, (Author and essayist)
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
One morning, Kim Brooks made a split-second decision to leave her four-year old son in the car while she ran into a store. What happened would consume the next several years of her life and spur her to investigate the broader role America's culture of fear plays in parenthood. In Small Animals , Brooks asks, Of all the emotions inherent in parenting, is there any more universal or profound than fear? Why have our

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Brooks, (Author and essayist)
ISBN: 9781250089557 1250089557 9781250089571 1250089573
OCLC Number: 988856920
Description: xi, 242 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: Fear itself. The day I left my son in the car ; Parenthood as a competitive sport ; The fabrication of fear ; Negative feedback ; Self-report --
Part II: The cost of fear. What a horrible mother ; Quality of life ; Guinea pigs ; Small animals.
Responsibility: Kim Brooks.


A beautifully written blend of memoir, reporting, and criticism about parenthood and fear - 'it might be the most important book about being a parent that you will ever read' (bestselling author  Read more...


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