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A Life's Work By Rachel Cusk

A Life's Work
by Rachel Cusk

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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A Life's Work Summary


A Life's Work by Rachel Cusk

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 was 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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A Life's Work Reviews


"'Deeply fascinating... nakedly honest, witty and eloquent.' Helen Dunmore"

About Rachel Cusk


Rachel Cusk was born in 1967 and is the author of six novels: Saving Agnes, which won the Whitbread First Novel Award; The Temporary; The Country Life, which won a Somerset Maugham Award; The Lucky Ones, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award; In the Fold, and Arlington Park, which was shortlisted for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction. A Life's Work was first published in 2001. In 2003 she was chosen as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists.

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GOR001221595
A Life's Work by Rachel Cusk
Rachel Cusk
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2008-03-06
240
0571238491
9780571238491
N/A
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