Motherhood [electronic resource] : a novel
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Motherhood [electronic resource] : a novel

By Heti, Sheila.
OverDrive, Inc.

Genre Electronic books.

ISBN 9781627790789

Bib Id 2437310

Description 1 online resource

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9781627790789 (electronic bk)
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Motherhood [electronic resource] : a novel
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1 online resource
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From the author of How Should a Person Be? ("one of the most talked-about books of the year"— TIME Magazine ) and the NYT Bestseller Women in Clothes comes a daring novel about whether to have children. In Motherhood, Sheila Heti asks what is gained and what is lost when a woman becomes a mother, treating the most consequential decision of early adulthood with the candor, originality, and humor that have won Heti international acclaim and made How Should A Person Be? required reading for a generation. In her late thirties, when her friends are asking when they will become mothers, the narrator of Heti's intimate and urgent novel considers whether she will do so at all. In a narrative spanning several years, casting among the influence of her peers, partner, and her duties to her forbearers, she struggles to make a wise and moral choice. After seeking guidance from philosophy, her body, mysticism, and chance, she discovers her answer much closer to home. Motherhood is a courageous, keenly felt, and starkly original novel that will surely spark lively conversations about womanhood, parenthood, and about how—and for whom—to live.
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Electronic reproduction. New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2018. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 17651 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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