The Mother Knot - By Jane Lazarre

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The Mother Knot


Written by: Jane Lazarre
Category: Non Fiction, Family & Relationships, Parenting

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 086068959X
ISBN 13: 9780860689591
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 224
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Date Published: 24 Sep 1987
Language: English
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Notes: Some foxing on prelim and external pages, Cover is slightly worn, Pages are slightly Yellowed

Synopsis:

In this dark gem of a book by the author of The Kiss, a complex mother-daughter relationship precipitates a journey through depression to greater understanding, acceptance, freedom, and love,. Spare and unflinching, The Mother Knot is Kathryn Harrison’s courageous exploration of her painful feelings about her mother, and of her depression and recovery. Writer, wife, mother of three, Kathryn Harrison finds herself, at age forty-one, wrestling with a black, untamable force that seems to have the power to undermine her sanity and her safety, a darkness that is tied to her relationship with her own mother, dead for many years but no less a haunting presence. Shaken by a family emergency that reveals the fragility of her current happiness, Harrison falls prey to despair and anxiety she believed she’d overcome long before. A relapse of anorexia becomes the tangible reminder of a youth spent trying to achieve the perfection she had hoped would win her mother’s love, and forces her to confront, understand, and ultimately cast out—in startling physical form—the demons within herself. Powerful, insightful, unforgettable, by “a writer of extraordinary gifts” (Tobias Wolff), Kathryn Harrison’s The Mother Knot is a knockout.

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