The contributors to this work explore the relationship and bond between mother and son. Seven mothers and seven sons tread on emotional minefieldssome 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.
|Publisher:||Little, Brown Book Group|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)|