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Between Mothers and Sons Women Writers Talk about Having Sons and Raising Men

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ISBN-10: 0684850729

ISBN-13: 9780684850726

Edition: 2001

Authors: Patricia Stevens

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"The challenge for mothers of sons is to realize that because we do not share a sexual identity, that because we have not grown up in a male body, we cannot presume to understand everything there is to know about our sons' worlds." -- Patricia Stevens Between Mothers and Sonsis the first anthology in which women writers attempt to answer the question that all mothers have contemplated in the course of mothering the opposite sex: "Who is this male child who came out of my body?" Or, as a pregnant Mary Gordon said when her doctor told her she was having a boy, "Oh, my God. What am I supposed to do with one of them?"From the earliest days of nursing to the good-byes of college and looming…    
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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 5/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

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