Mothering without A Map
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Mothering without A Map

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Every woman longs to be a good mother. But what about those women who grew up "undermothered"--whose own mothers were well-meaning but unavailable, absent, distracted, or depressed? How are they to become the good mothers they aspire to be?

In this beautifully articulate book, Kathryn Black, whose own mother's early death inspired her award-winning In the Shadow of Polio, offers affirming news: One doesn't have to have had a good mother to become one. Probing for answers from experts in psychiatry and psychoanalysis, social work, biology, and other disciplines, Black reveals that there are other paths to discovering the good mother within. This moving and powerful book shows how "wounded daughters" can become "healing mothers" who give their own children a legacy of security, happiness, and love.

On the web: http: //www.motheringwithoutamap.com
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 140.21 x 216.66 x 16.76mm | 371.95g
  • PUFFIN
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143034863
  • 9780143034865
  • 194,604

Review quote

Kathryn Black writes with personal and professional authority about an important topic. Shes an excellent writer with fresh, positive ideas. (Mary Pipher, author of "Reviving Ophelia")
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About Kathryn Black

Kathryn Black, a journalist for twenty years, is the author of In the Shadow of Polio, named by the Boston Globe as one of the ten best 1996 nonfiction works, winner of the Colorado Book Award for literary nonfiction, the June Roth Book Award for Health and Medical Writing, and a Denver Post bestseller. Black was named 1997 Author of the Year by the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
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