The Blue Jay's Dance: A Memoir of Early Motherhood

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UPC:
9780061767975
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2010-02-23
Release Date:
2010-02-23
Author:
Louise Erdrich
Language:
english
Edition:
Reprint

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New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Louise Erdrichs moving meditation on the experience of motherhoodthe first nonfiction work by one of the most acclaimed authors of our time.

Louise Erdrichs first major work of nonfiction, The Blue Jays Dance, brilliantly and poignantly examines the joys and frustrations, the compromises and insights, and the difficult struggles and profound emotional satisfactions the acclaimed author experienced in the course of one twelvemonth periodfrom a winter pregnancy through a spring and summer of new motherhood to her return to writing in the fall. In exquisitely lyrical prose, Erdrich illuminates afresh the large and small events that every parent will recognize and appreciate.

Pregnancy, birth and caring for an infant inspire Erdrichs reflections on being a woman, a mother and a writer in this affecting memoir of a daughters first years.People

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