Tender Hooks (Paperback)


By Beth Ann Fennelly

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393326857, 128pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2005

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Beth Ann Fennelly is fearless in delineating the joys, absorptions, and yes jealousies of new motherhood. Having studied motherhood "as if for an exam," reality proved "wilder and deeper and funnier" than anything she'd anticipated.Tender Hooks is Fennelly's spirited exploration of parenting, with all its contradictions and complexities.