By Kathryn Harrison
During this darkish gem of a e-book via the writer of The Kiss, a fancy mother-daughter courting precipitates a trip via melancholy to bigger knowing, attractiveness, freedom, and love,.
Spare and unflinching, The mom Knot is Kathryn Harrison’s brave exploration of her painful emotions approximately her mom, and of her melancholy and restoration. author, spouse, mom of 3, Kathryn Harrison reveals herself, at age 41, wrestling with a black, untamable strength that turns out to have the facility to undermine her sanity and her defense, a darkness that's tied to her dating along with her personal mom, lifeless for a few years yet no much less a haunting presence. Shaken by way of a relations emergency that unearths the fragility of her present happiness, Harrison falls prey to melancholy and anxiousness she believed she’d conquer lengthy ahead of. A relapse of anorexia turns into the tangible reminder of a adolescence spent attempting to in achieving the perfection she had was hoping may win her mother’s love, and forces her to confront, comprehend, and eventually solid out—in startling actual form—the demons inside herself. robust, insightful, unforgettable, through “a author of outstanding presents” (Tobias Wolff), Kathryn Harrison’s The mom Knot is a knockout.
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