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The good mother myth

Avital Norman Nathman

The good mother myth

redefining motherhood to fit reality

by Avital Norman Nathman

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parenthood,
  • Motherhood

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Avital Norman Nathman ; foreword by Christy Turlington Burns
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ759 .G5876 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 282 pages
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26919604M
    ISBN 101580055028
    ISBN 109781580055024
    LC Control Number2013034424
    OCLC/WorldCa884708463, 832289744

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