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Maybe Baby 28 Writers Tell the Truth about Skepticism, Infertility, Baby Lust, Childlessness, Ambivalence, and How They Made the Biggest Decision of Their Lives

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ISBN-10: 0060737816

ISBN-13: 9780060737818

Edition: 2006

Authors: Anne Lamott, Lori Leibovich

List price: $24.95
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To breed or not to breed? That is the question twenty-eight accomplished writers -- including Anne Lamott, Rick Moody, Kathryn Harrison, and Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez -- ponder in this collection of provocative, honest, and deeply personal essays. Based on a popular series at, Maybe Baby features parents and nonparents alike exploring how and why they decided whether to have children. This powerful collection offers both frank and nuanced looks at those choices, both alternative and traditional, from a wide range of viewpoints. From abortion to adoption, from ambivalence to baby lust, from single parenting to searching for the right partner to have a baby with, Maybe Baby brings…    
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/28/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Born in San Francisco in 1954, Anne Lamott has spent most of her life in northern California and has set most of her writing there. She began writing when she returned to California after spending two years at Goucher College, but her early efforts, mostly short stories, met with little success. The turning point in her writing came with a family crisis, when her father, also a writer, was diagnosed with brain cancer. Lamott wrote a series of short pieces about the traumatic effect that serious illness has on a family. These pieces were published, and they eventually became the basis of her first novel, Hard Laughter, published in 1980. During the 1980s, Lamott wrote three additional…    

No Thanks, Not for Me
To Breed or Not to Breed
Emancipation from Propagation
It's Not in My Nature to Nurture
The Baby Stops Here
The Life I Was Meant to Have
The Impossible Me
On the Fence
Bloodthirsty Dwarves
They Will Find You
The Rise from the Earth (So Far)
Beyond Biology
The Daddy Dilemma
Next Stop, Motherland
Taking the Leap
Parenting on a Dare
Not a Pretty Story
Second Time Around
We'll Always Have Paris
Surprise, Baby
Cradle to Grave
Mother's Little Helper
A Dad's Affidavit
Once More, With Feeling
Triple Threat
Diagnosis: Broken
One Is Enough
Mama Don't Preach
My Tribe
Road Trip