Hurricanes in Perfect Power


Tales of Modern Motherhood

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From Anita Desai to Toni Morrison.From Mary Gaitskill to Jamaica Kincaid.This is a stunning new collection of short stories on a universal subject: motherhood.With selection and introduction by Candice Brathwaite.______________’To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colours of a rainbow’ MAYA ANGELOUIt is a fact both obvious and staggering that everyone you’ve ever met came from a womb, from a biological mother. But motherhood is so much more than birth. Biological, traditional, adoptive or otherwise, we all have a place for mother figures in our lives. Hurricanes in Perfect Power explores motherhood in all its forms, from single parenthood to sisters coparenting, from the deepest hardships to the biggest celebrations, by some of the finest writers in the world.]]>