The mother book: a compendium of trivia & grandeur concerning mothers, motherhood & maternity

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Crown, 1984 - Family & Relationships - 449 pages
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User Review  - Esta1923 - LibraryThing

A splendid compendium of "all things mother." This is a clever selection of facts about mothers. Lots of history, vivid portraits (words and pictures) and anecdotes. Oddly the saddest bit concerns Anna Jarvis, founder of Mother's Day. Excellent bedside reading. Read full review

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THE LANGUAGE OF MOTHERS
9
MOTHER DEMYTHICIZED
37
MOTHERS AND SONS
53
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