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Motherhood

Heti, Sheila 1976- (author.).

Summary: In Motherhood, Sheila Heti asks what is gained and what is lost when a woman becomes a mother, treating the most consequential decision of early adulthood with the candor, originality, and humor that have won Heti international acclaim and made How Should A Person Be? required reading for a generation. In her late thirties, when her friends are asking when they will become mothers, the narrator of Heti's intimate and urgent novel considers whether she will do so at all. In a narrative spanning several years, casting among the influence of her peers, partner, and her duties to her forbearers, she struggles to make a wise and moral choice. After seeking guidance from philosophy, her body, mysticism, and chance, she discovers her answer much closer to home. Motherhood is a courageous, keenly felt, and starkly original novel that will surely spark lively conversations about womanhood, parenthood, and about how, and for whom, to live.

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  • ISBN: 9781627790772
  • ISBN: 1627790772
  • Physical Description: print
    284 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.
Subject: Motherhood Fiction

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  • 13 out of 13 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show)
  • 2 out of 2 copies are currently available at Athens Regional Library System.

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      Athens-Clarke County Library
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