By Kathryn Harrison
During this darkish gem of a booklet through the writer of The Kiss, a fancy mother-daughter courting precipitates a trip via melancholy to larger knowing, recognition, 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 unearths herself, at age 41, wrestling with a black, untamable strength that turns out to have the ability to undermine her sanity and her defense, a darkness that's tied to her dating together with her personal mom, lifeless for a few years yet no much less a haunting presence. Shaken by means of a kin emergency that finds the fragility of her present happiness, Harrison falls prey to depression and anxiousness she believed she’d conquer lengthy ahead of. A relapse of anorexia turns into the tangible reminder of a formative years spent attempting to in attaining the perfection she had was hoping might win her mother’s love, and forces her to confront, comprehend, and finally solid out—in startling actual form—the demons inside herself. strong, insightful, unforgettable, through “a author of remarkable presents” (Tobias Wolff), Kathryn Harrison’s The mom Knot is a knockout.
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