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Untying The Apron: Daughters Remember Mothers of the 1950s
Guernica Editions, Fall 2013
300 pages
ePub (eBook)
ISBN13: 9781550717303
ISBN10: 1550717308
English
$11.95 Canada, $11.95 US

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Mothers of the 1950s were wasp-waisted, dutiful, serene, and tied to the kitchen with apron strings. Or so we thought. This collection of searing and startling poetry and prose unties the stereotype and reveals women who were strong, wild, talented, wise, mad, creative, desperate, angry, courageous, bitter, tenacious, reckless and beautiful, sometimes all at once. The contributors include multi-award-winning poets, novelists, and essayists, as well as compelling new literary voices.
Consider this collection a kaffeeklatsch, post-war mothers gathered to reveal their resilience, hope, anger, frustration, madness, despair, happiness, humour, zaniness, mystery, and light.

Books by Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Untying The Apron: Daughters Remember Mothers of the 1950s