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No kidding : women writers on bypassing parenthood / edited by Henriette Mantel ; foreword by Jennifer Coolidge.

Mantel, Henriette. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9781580054430 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1580054439 (pbk.)
  • Description: xiv, 233 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal,

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 306.87/No (Text to phone) Checked out 05/06/2014
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction HQ 755.8 .N596 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers New Books HQ 755.8 N596 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note: The morning dance -- I wouldn't know where to begin -- What to expect when you're never expecting -- All of it -- The greatest thing I never did -- On not choosing children -- In-fertile ground -- No free babysitter -- First comes love -- Aha, ha ha -- Without issue -- Call me peculiar-you won't be the first -- My mother's final wishes -- Cheese -- Mother to no one -- Motherhood adoption ambivalence -- The flying none -- Not's landing -- Sitting on the fence -- You'll never babysit in this town(again) -- Why I didn't have any children this summer -- Motherhood once removed -- Baby doubt -- Mommy boo-boo -- Buddha and me -- Not pregnant at the ob-gyn -- Alice in Brazil -- Why I am "barren" -- Bearing it -- Who shall bear witness? -- The plus of child-less -- Why I never had a kid -- Tiny chocolate cakes -- I kid you not -- Bjr̲n again -- The pathology of motherhood -- What's it all about, Dudley?
Subject: Choice (Psychology)