Mothers by Katrina Kenison
Twenty Stories of Contemporary Motherhood

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Mothers presents the whole range of maternal experiences, from pregnancy and birth to adolescence and adulthood. The mothers in these stories, often solely in charge of their families, sometimes feel inadequate to the task and occasionally resent their responsibilities--yet they are fiercely bound to their children. This book will speak powerfully to every woman about the challenges and transcendent joys of motherhood today.
 

About Katrina Kenison

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Katrina Kenison has been the series editor of The Best American Short Stories since 1990. She currently resides in Massachusetts. Kathleen Hirsch is the author of "Songs from the Alley" & "A Home in the Heart of the City". She lives with her family in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
 
Published May 1, 1996 by North Point Pr. 343 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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 ``I could feel my life changing, the old familiar parts of it crumbling away and a new shape emerging.'' The narrator of Mary Grimm's ``Before,'' reflecting on her emotions as she is being wheeled into a delivery room, sounds a note repeated, with some artful variations, in many of the reprinte...

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