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  • 17 of 23 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sparwood Public Library.

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Sparwood Public Library FIC HET (Text) 35172000248787 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780345810540 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 284 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2018.

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"When I was younger, thinking about whether I wanted children, I always came back to this formula: If no one had told me anything about the world, I would have invented boyfriends. I'd have invented sex, friendships, art. I would not have invented child-rearing. I would have had to invent those other things to fulfill real longings in me, but if no one had ever told me that a person could create a person, and raise them into a citizen, it wouldn't have occurred to me as something to do. In fact, it would have sounded like a task to very much avoid. After the tumult of her 20s, the narrator of Sheila Heti's new novel finds herself living a life into which she could bring a child. She's with a man who has promised his support if she decides she wants to be a mother, "but you have to be sure." Motherhood chronicles her struggle, under pressure from friends, culture and time, and seeking answers from family, strangers, mysticism and chance, to make a wise and moral choice, and to truly understand what is gained, and what is lost, when a woman becomes a mother."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Motherhood > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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