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Mothers, Daughters and Untamed Dragons

 

 

 

Stepmothering

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November 2012
230 pages $19.95
978-1-927335-06-2

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CONTENTS

PART I: THE FOUR GENERATIONS
Chapter 1. An Uneventful Death
Chapter 2. The Dog who Soiled the Carpet
Chapter 3. My Name is Anna
Chapter 4. Four Generations of Women
PART II: GRANDMOTHERS
Chapter 5. Ta? Kale (The Stone Fortress)
Chapter 6. An Early Lesson in Gender Relations
Chapter 7. Beatrice
Chapter 8. Beatrice’s Stories
Chapter 9. Mavis
PART III: MOTHER as a DAUGHTER & WIFE
Chapter 10. Sophie
Chapter 11. New Year’s Celebrations
Chapter 12. Beatrice’s Death
Chapter 13. My Father
PART IV: SIBLINGS as DAUGHTERS
Chapter 14. Agnes
Chapter 15. Mavis’s House
Chapter 16. Mavis’s Kitchen
Chapter 17. The Cistern
Chapter 18. Mavis’s Fruit Trees
Chapter 19. May Father’s Chickens
Chapter 20. The Disease without a Name
Chapter 21. Randall
Chapter 22. An Uneventful Marriage
Chapter 23. In-Law Conflicts
PART V: THE FOURTH GENERATION
Chapter 24. Negrisse
Chapter 25. Delivery
Chapter 26. Parenthood as SUDOKU
PART VI: TANGLED RELATIONSHIPS
Chapter 27. UniversityYears&Gregory
Chapter 28. ‘Punk’Culture
Chapter 29. DungeonsandDragons
Chapter 30. MotherhoodHas9-Lives
PART VII: COMPLETED CYCLES, INCOMPLETE DREAMS
Chapter 31. Sophie’sDemise
Chapter 32. Anna’s LastYears
Acknowledgements

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