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Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood

Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood

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Anne Enright, one of Ireland's most remarkable writers, has just had two babies: a girl and a boy. Making Babies, is the intimate, engaging, and very funny record of the journey from early pregnancy to age two. Written in dispatches, typed with a sleeping baby in the room, it has the rush of good news - full of the mess, the glory, and the raw shock of it all. An antidote to the high-minded, polemical 'How-to' baby manuals, Making Babies also bears a visceral and dreamlike witness to the first years of parenthood. Anne Enright wrote the truth of it as it happened, because, for these months and years, it is impossible for a woman to lie.

BiographyMemoirsHealth & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingChild care & upbringingHealth & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingPregnancy, birth & baby care Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 04/08/2005 ISBN-13: 9780099437628  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. She has published two collections of stories, one book of non-fiction, Making Babies, and five novels, including The Gathering, which was the Irish Novel of the Year, and won the Irish Fiction Award and the 2007 Man Booker Prize.

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