Sons and Mothers

Sons and Mothers

by Matthew Glendinning
     
 

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The contributors to this work explore the relationship and bond between mother and son. Seven mothers and seven sons tread on emotional minefields—some gingerly and some with great anger. A priest, an old man famous for his comic antics, and a newsreader all write about their mothers, while a mother remembers sending her sons away to boarding school, a

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The contributors to this work explore the relationship and bond between mother and son. Seven mothers and seven sons tread on emotional minefields—some gingerly and some with great anger. A priest, an old man famous for his comic antics, and a newsreader all write about their mothers, while a mother remembers sending her sons away to boarding school, a stepmother tells what it's like to inherit a son, and a young mother portrays the utterly helpless devotion she feels for her infant son. The collection includes contributions from: Diran Adebayo, Spike Milligan, Jon Snow, Adam Mars-Jones, Michael Bywater; Jan Dalley, Sonia Melchett, Sophie Parkin, Kate Saunders, Jill Dawson, Father Seed, Phineas Foster, Susan Richards, and Jenny Craddock.

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ISBN-13:
9781860493553
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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