The Good Mother

The Good Mother

Book - 1986
Average Rating:
Rate this:
3
Original publication and copyright date: 1986.
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1986.
ISBN: 9780060155513
0060155515
Characteristics: 310 p.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
i
iloveseaotters
Jun 23, 2019

It's been 30 years since Ive read this book and honestly I don't think it woudl be fair to write a review that I couldn't be completely honest about. I remember bits and pieces of this book but not enough to say whether or not it was well-written. However, I do remember really liking the book and I found it by accident. My mom used to keep books in the living room on the shelves. I happened to pick this up one day and started reading. Didn't take me long to become hooked on it. So you might say that it was fate. It was made into a movie later staring, I believe, Diane Keaton, but it wasn't as enjoyable as the book (big surprise there, I'm sure). However, I would like to read it again in the future. In the meantime, I do recommend it to anyone

n
neonjake
Jan 05, 2010

Well written but I found the action dragged along fairly slowly. Did not complete the whole book. Found it tedious.

j
jbeckber
Jul 23, 2008

Wow what a book! I really enjoyed this book as it was an easy read, but touched on some really fundamental points. For instance, what consititutes a good mother? To what extent should parents be open about nudity? Should parents and children co-sleep? Are the consequences this mother faces worth the individual and sexual awakening she briefly enjoys?
The book certainly makes you think about your personal parenting and in particular your freedoms as an individual vs. a parent.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

  Loading...

Find it at OPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top