A Double Life



There Is No Denying It Motherhood Splits A Woman S Life Forever, Into A Before And An After To This Doubled Life Lisa Catherine Harper Brings A Wealth Of Feeling And A Wry Sense Of Humor, A Will To Understand The Emotional And Biological Transformations That Motherhood Entails, And A Narrative Gift That Any Reader Will Enjoy Harper Documents Her Own Journey Across This Great Divide As A Seasoned Explorer Might, Observing, Researching, Relating Anecdotes And Critical Information From Late Night Lindy Hop Dancing To Crippling Sciatica, Morning Sickness To Indulgent Meals, Graduate Seminars To Sophisticated Ultrasounds, Harper Marries Scientific Details With Intimate Insights As She Uncovers The Fascinating Strangeness Of This Remarkably Familiar Territory Following Harper S First Pregnancy From Conception To Her Daughter S First Word, A Double Life Looks At How The Biological Facts Of Motherhood Give Rise To Life Altering Emotional And Psychological Changes It Shows Us How Motherhood Transforms The Female Body, Hijacks A Woman S Mind, And Splits Her Life In Two, Creating An Identity Both Brand New And As Old As Time It Charts The Passage From Individual To Incubator, From Pregnancy, Labor, And Nursing To Language Acquisition, From Coupledom To The Complex Reality Of Family Life Harper S Carefully Researched Story Reminds Us That Motherhood S Central Joys Are Also Its Most Essential Transformations.Watch A Book Trailer.A Double Life

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • A Double Life
  • Lisa Catherine Harper
  • English
  • 09 April 2018
  • 0803235089

10 thoughts on “A Double Life

  1. says:

    I really liked the idea of this book However, I felt that the author spent too much time indulging herself in telling us her story and too little time talking about pregnancy motherhood in general All mothers as the author notes feel that their story is somehow different We are the epitome of the one upper Well, my labor was worse than yours because blah, blah, blah I thought it was ironic that the author notices this and still spends so much time boring us with details Telling your s I really liked the idea of this book However, I felt that the author spent too much time indulging herself in telli...

  2. says:

    Tonight I rolled on our bed with Henry, blew raspberries on his belly and he laughed and squirmed and laughed He patted my face with his pudgy palm He concentrated on the blank screen of my phone and pushed with all his might to make it do something.Earlier, I watched Miss Lydia kick a soccer ball and felt my heart swell with pride and wonder at how she s gotten so tall and fast, how determined she is, and I wondered at the complicated blending of personality and skill sets and talents and loo Tonight I rolled on our bed with Henry, blew raspberries on his belly and he laughed and squirmed and laughed He patted my face with his pudgy palm He concentrated on the blank screen of my phone and pushed with all his might to make it do something.Earlier, I watched Miss Lydia kick a soccer ball and felt my heart swell with pride and wonder at how she s gotten so tall and fast, how determined she is, and I wondered at the complicated blending of personality and skill sets and talents and looks and how similar and different she is from her brother, and how much alike and different the b...

  3. says:

    This book was written from the perspective of before the writer wanted to get pregnant, basically, to the time of her child beginning to talk.I may have enjoyed thisif 1 I was currently pregnant or, 2 if my pregnancy had been normal I didn t begin to enjoy it, or relate much to it, until after the birth of her child and after a little bit of time had passed But again I suspect this is because my circu...

  4. says:

    Lisa Catherine Harper s compassionate yet shrewd memoir sheds new light on the complexities of becoming a mother I was astonished by her accuracy for detail and the depth of emotion she chronicled while living through this radical change in her life What an insightful gift...

  5. says:

    A beautifully compelling memoir Harper explores her journey into motherhood from her daughter s conception till her 9th month, grounding her personal story in the science of pregnancy and infant development It s a fascinating and lyrical account of those alte...

  6. says:

    A must read for anyone considering motherhood, or anyone who has a mother to appreciate how totally a baby takes over your body, heart and mind Not self absorbed at all, and mixes personal story with medical and psychological info Good stuff.

  7. says:

    As the first time mother of a toddler, I love to read well written accounts about discovering motherhood This one did nothing for me and I found myself skimming through the second half.

  8. says:

    Not what I was expecting I thought it was a science PhD student who was going to writeabout the science of what was happening But it s an English major type writing about a lot of dancing.

  9. says:

    This incredibly rich and enlightening book about one woman s journey into motherhood is a clear example of the successful merging of memoir and scientific study Harper writes with honesty about her own anxieties and uncertainties as she educates herself and the reader on the biological facts about the ultimate miracle of life She remains centered, however, with frequent moments of self awareness and grace I was just another pregnant woman Which was probably the most remarkable thing of a This incredibly rich and enlightening book about one woman s journey into motherhood is a clear example of the successful merging of memoir and scientific study Harper writes with honesty about her own anxieties and uncertainties as she educates herself and the reader on the biological facts about the ultimate miracle of life She remains centered, however, with frequent moments of self awareness and grace I was just another pregnant woman Which was ...

  10. says:

    i liked this a lot when i was in the right mood for it when i first picked it up, i blazed through 75 pages in no time, even though the language tends to be somewhat dense poetic ie, not the easiest read i was just feeling really clear headed invested in this woman s journey through pregnancy.when i picked it up again, i really struggled i was sleepy, dealing with my own pregnancy fatigu...

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