Published March 15, 2006
by AuthorHouse .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||296|
"Motherwit" and "common sense" were the watchwords of Onnie Lee Logan's career as a lay midwife in Mobile County, Alabama. Although she received little formal education, endured the Depression and faced a racist society, Onnie Lee Logan experienced her life as the triumphant fulfillment of a dream to be one of those who could bring babies into the world, as her mother and grandmother had done /5(47). A book about mothers and daughters and their relationships, Mother Wit was an engaging read. This work was shared between two authors, Mrs. Angelia Vernon Menchan and Dera R. Williams. It contains five short stories that I found realistic to today's young girls and how they relate to "their own way of thinking" and how those thoughts can lead /5(4). Mother Wit By: Malaika B. Horne, PhD. About the Book “This book describes in a vivid and poignant manner the remarkable ability of a mid-twentieth century Black woman—living under conditions of Apartheid as practiced in the United States—to overcome harsh and even grotesque societal obstacles, and succeed in rearing six children. Keep your mother-daughter book club going strong with this Oprah-endorsed bestseller. Elizabeth Gilbert is a joy to read, and this memoir about her time recovering from heartache and depression in Italy, India, and Indonesia transformed the lives of readers around the world.
She is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, and her debut novel The Mothers was a New York Times bestseller. Her seco Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later earned her MFA in fiction at the University of Michigan, where she won a Hopwood Award in Graduate Short Fiction as well /5. These 20 Books Are the Perfect Gift for Moms Who Love to Read. Every mother deserves a good story — and some peace and quiet so she can read it. . Bennett, who started work on The Mothers nine years ago when she was seventeen, walks a high-wire act: treading complicated story arcs, maturing characters and voice and tone with impressive panache. I can't wait to see this young author's career ripen and evolve and see what she comes up with next. Believe the hype. Read this book. The Mothers: A Novel - Kindle edition by Bennett, Brit. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Mothers: A Novel/5(K).
Writers Write is a writing resource. In this post, we list some of the most memorable mothers in literature. Last year, we celebrated Mother’s Day with a post on The Top 15 Quotes About Mothers. This year, I decided to list the 15 most memorable mothers from the books I’ve read. Teen identity: The main character, Nadia, is the only person in her family to go to college and one of the few from her church community to leave after high is ambitious—in part to make up for the limits her own existence imposed upon her mother—but she is also made to feel uncomfortable about how her ambition makes her different. Mother Wit. By Ellen Willis. Ap ; ''The child, you know, is the reason for life'' -- is as good an epigraph as any, not only for this book but for much of her fiction. Mother, the. Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas is the exploration of a family who's matriarch is possibly one of the most vile, nutcases I have read in a long time. Mother, Mother is brilliantly twisted, engrossing, and makes those of us with "normal" parents thank our lucky stars/5().