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ISBN: 1841154873 / ISBN-13: 9781841154879

A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother

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  • A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother (Fourth Estate Ltd) – Mass-market paperback (2002)
    by Rachel Cusk

    A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother

    Mass-market paperback, Fourth Estate Ltd
    2002
    New edition.
    224 pages

    ISBN: 1841154873
    ISBN-13: 9781841154879

    "Mothers are the countries we come from: sometimes when I hold my daughter I try to apprehend this belonging for her, to feel myself as solid and fixed, to capture my smell and shape and atmosphere. I try to flesh out her native landscape. I try to imagine what it would be like to have me as a mother". The experience of motherhood is an experience in contradiction. It is commonplace and it is impossible to imagine. It is prosaic and it is mysterious. It is at once banal, bizarre, compelling, tedious, comic and catastrophic. ... Show more

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