Why do daughters complain that their mothers always criticize, while mothers feel hurt that their daughters shut them out? In her most provocative and engaging book to date, Deborah Tannen takes on the often complex, fraught and passionate mother-daughter relationship
Testing the boundaries between fear and temptation, the author takes readers on a journey from ordinary physical experiences (going to the dentist, putting on stockings) to extreme ones (snorting heroin, head shaving). She explores ideas of physicality and the individual's relationship to the body.
Claude has an intuitive faith in "something splendid" and feels at odds with his contemporaries. The war offers him the opportunity to forget his farm and his marriage of compromise; he enlists and discovers that he has lacked. But while war demands altruism, its essence is destructive
This title aims to contains everything readers need to know about pregnancy, labour and birth. It offers the help readers need to make informed choices at every stage of the quest for a baby.