Baby Love

Baby Love

Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9781594482885
  • 240 Pages
  • Riverhead
  • Adult

Overview

From the international bestselling author of Black, White, and Jewish comes a “wonderfully insightful” (Associated Press) book that’s destined to become a motherhood classic. Now in trade.

Like many women her age, thirty-four-year-old Rebecca Walker was brought up to be skeptical of motherhood. As an adult she longed for a baby but feared losing her independence. In this very smart memoir, Walker explores some of the larger sociological trends of her generation while delivering her own story about the emotional and intellectual transformation that led her to motherhood.

Praise

“Thoughtful.” -Entertainment Weekly “A powerful new memoir…Accessible and richly textured, told with humor, wit, and warmth.” -Publishers Weekly “Moving, wise, and deeply honest, Baby Love has illuminated a crucial question for our times.” -Danzy Senna, author of Caucasia “Shares the earthy, spontaneous form of Anne Lamott’s child-rearing classic, Operating Instructions.” -The New York Times

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