Domestic Affairs

Domestic Affairs

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An unforgettable collection of essays on the everyday thrills and challenges of marriage and motherhood, from one of Americaa€™s best-loved memoirists Witty and insightful, Domestic Affairs is an extension of Joyce Maynarda€™s celebrated, widely syndicated newspaper column of the same name that ran from 1984 to 1990. Each essay gives an unfiltered look at the ups and downs of family life and a remarkable window into the challenges of modern motherhood. Topics range from babysitter woes to family visits to coping with a childa€™s burgeoning independence. These collected writings represent nine yearsa€™ worth of stories about the greatest adventure of Maynarda€™s life, or, as she writes, a€œthe difficult, exhausting, humbling, and endlessly gratifying business of raising children, of ensuring the health of both body and soul.a€ This ebook features an illustrated biography of Joyce Maynard including rare photos from the authora€™s personal collection.The morning after our excursion to the goingoutof business saleI spread my purchases outon thebedto show Steve. The crewsocks were terrific, ... Bythe timeI brought outthe carseat covers wewere both expecting the worst. The covers were anbsp;...

Title:Domestic Affairs
Author:Joyce Maynard
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2012-04-17


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