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Forget having it all

Amy Westervelt

Forget having it all

how America messed up motherhood--and how to fix it

by Amy Westervelt

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motherhood,
  • Working mothers,
  • Stay-at-home mothers,
  • Feminism,
  • Work and family

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-293) and index.

    Statementby Amy Westervelt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ759 .W535 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 309 pages
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26977863M
    ISBN 101580057861
    ISBN 109781580057868
    LC Control Number2018031136
    OCLC/WorldCa1028525724


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