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The Best, Most Awful Job by Katherine May

The Best, Most Awful Job

Twenty Writers Talk Honestly About Motherhood

Katherine May

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Imprint: Elliott & Thompson Limited
Publisher: Elliott & Thompson Limited
Publication date: 19 Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781783964864

What does it mean to be a mother?; Twenty writers speak out in this searingly honest, diverse and powerful collection.

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4 stars out of 5
Caroline Sanderson
6 Dec 2019

"...an absolute gem that made me cry"

This collection of 20 honest, opinionated essays seeks to broaden the conversation about the complex reality that is motherhood. All the pain, power and privilege of being a mother is here in these tales of step-parenting; being unable to conceive; having six children; losing a child; single parenthood; and of how race, class, disability, religion and sexuality affect our perceptions of motherhood. Contributors include Hollie McNish, Huma Qureshi, Peggy Riley and Josie George, whose piece is an absolute gem that made me cry.