No kidding : women writers on bypassing parenthood / foreword by Jennifer Coolidge ; edited by Henriette Mantel.
- ISBN: 1580054439 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9781580054430 (pbk.)
- Description: xiv, 233 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Berkeley, California : Seal Press, 
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|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 -- Björn again -- The pathology of motherhood -- What's it all about, Dudley?
|Summary:|| In a collection of essays, women writers and personalities, including Margaret Cho, Laurie Graff, and Wendy Liebman, reveal why they opted out of motherhood.
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Mantel, Henriette. "No kidding : women writers on bypassing parenthood." Berkeley, California : Seal Press, 2013.