A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother by Rachel Cusk

A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother by Rachel Cusk

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A book on the complications of being an ambivalent mum in an age of white-washed, Annabel Karmel'd new families.

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When first published in 2001, it divided female critics and readers. One famous columnist wrote a piece demanding that Cusk's children were taken into care, that she was unfit to look after them. Oprah Winfrey invited her on the show to defend herself and the book as protests grew about the its honest, gritty account of the misery of those early months. It is a seminal, stand-out book on the complications of being an ambivalent mum in an age of white-washed, Annabel Karmel'd new families.

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SKU GOR001221595
Title A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother
Author By (author) Rachel Cusk
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0571238491
ISBN 13 9780571238491
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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When first published in 2001, it divided female critics and readers. One famous columnist wrote a piece demanding that Cusk's children were taken into care, that she was unfit to look after them. Oprah Winfrey invited her on the show to defend herself and the book as protests grew about the its honest, gritty account of the misery of those early months. It is a seminal, stand-out book on the complications of being an ambivalent mum in an age of white-washed, Annabel Karmel'd new families.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001221595
Title A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother
Author By (author) Rachel Cusk
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0571238491
ISBN 13 9780571238491
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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