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Waiting for Daisy A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, an Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, a Romantic Night, and One Woman's Quest to Become a Mother

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ISBN-10: 1596912103

ISBN-13: 9781596912106

Edition: N/A

Authors: Peggy Orenstein

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“Dazzling…the platinum standard for memoirs regarding couples struggling to become parents.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer Peggy Orenstein’s widely hailed and bestselling memoir of her quest for parenthood begins when she tells her new husband that she’s not sure she ever wants to be a mother; it ends six years later after she’s done almost everything humanly possible to achieve that goal. Buffeted by one obstacle after another, Orenstein seeks answers both medical and spiritual in America and Asia, all the while trying to hold on to a marriage threatened by cycles, appointments, procedures, and disappointments.Waiting for Daisyis both an intimate page-turner and a wrly funny report from…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Publication date: 12/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Peggy Orenstein is the author of the New York Times bestseller Waiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, an Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, a Romantic Night, and One Woman's Quest to Become a Mother and Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap . A contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine , she has been published in, among others, USA Today ; Vogue ; Parenting ; O, The Oprah Magazine ; Salon ; and The New Yorker . Orenstein lives in Northern California with her husband and their daughter, Daisy.