Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood

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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.76
Publisher
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publish Date
Pages
354
Dimensions
5.2 X 8.0 X 0.8 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385497459

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About the Author

Naomi Wolf is the author of the best-selling The Beauty Myth, which helped to launch a new wave of feminism in the early 1990s and was named one of the most significant books of the twentieth century by The New York Times. She has since authored several other books, most recently Vagina: A New Biography. Wolf is co-founder of The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership, an organization devoted to training young women in ethical leadership for the 21st century. The institute teaches professional development in the arts and media, politics and law, business and entrepreneurship as well as ethical decision making. She lives in New York City with her family.

Reviews

"Ultimately, Misconceptions offers the possibility of a freer, more compassionate road to parenthood for women and men" -Peggy Orenstein, author of Flux

"'Misconceptions' documents a . . . subtle psychological journey. . . . Wolf's description of her own anguish and uncertainty can be as nuanced as good fiction." --The New York Times Book Review

"Essential reading." --Elle

"By laying bare one truth after the next-emotional, spiritual, psychological, pragmatic-this invaluable book gives women and their partners the information they so desperately need to make it through intact."-Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon

"Combines intimate experience and expose reporting. . . . Everyone who is giving birth or getting health care should read this book." --Gloria Steinem