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"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. ...

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A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother 2021, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250828255

Trade paperback

A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother 2003, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312311308

Trade paperback

A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother 2002, Picador USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312269876

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A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother 2002, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781841154879

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A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother 2001, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781841154862

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