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End of Miracles A Novel

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ISBN-10: 1631520547

ISBN-13: 9781631520549

Edition: N/A

Authors: Monica Starkman

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What drives a woman with a normal life to commit a morally revolting t crime that is at the same time psychologically understandable and even sympathetic?When a pregnancy following years of infertility ends in premature labor, Margo Kerber's grieving becomes intertwined with feelings of inadequacy and shame. An imaginary pregnancy shields her from despair until ultrasound images confront her with the truth. Margo sinks into a depression requiring psychiatric hospitalization. There, her harrowing experiences magnify her sense of being abnormal. When an opportunity arises, Margo flees. Her chance encounter with a mother and her briefly-unattended baby evokes another fantasy: she can better…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: She Writes Press
Publication date: 5/3/2016
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Dr. Monica Starkman is a psychiatrist who is a faculty member of the University of Michigan Medical School Department of Psychiatry in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is a clinician and a scientific researcher. Many of her publications in the scientific literature highlight concerns and conditions of women, such as the first study of women's reactions to the use of fetal monitoring during labor. She has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a recognized expert on the effects of stress hormones on mood and on brain structure. Dr. Starkman has also published in The New Republic and Vogue magazine.