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Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life Or How I Learned to Love the House, the Man, the Child

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ISBN-10: 1400049407

ISBN-13: 9781400049400

Edition: 2003

Authors: Faulkner Fox

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When Salon.com published Faulkner Fox’s article on motherhood, “What I Learned from Losing My Mind,” the response was so overwhelming that Salon reran the piece twice. The experience made Faulkner realize that she was not alone—that the country is full of women who are anxious and conflicted about their roles as mothers and wives. In Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life, her provocative, brutally honest, and often hilarious memoir of motherhood, Faulkner explores the causes of her unhappiness, as well as the societal and cultural forces that American mothers have to contend with. From the time of her first pregnancy, Faulkner found herself—and her body—scrutinized by doctors, friends,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 11/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Introduction
House, Man, Child
A Pregnant Self
A Birth of One's Own
The Joint Project
Judging Friends
Mother and Child
Acknowledgments