CONTENTS Sons as Teachers: An Introduction Sallie Tisdale Scars; In Four Parts Anne Lamott Operating Instructions
Patricia Stevens has written essays that appear in Minding the Body: Women Writers on Body and Soul as well as in The Healing Circle: Authors Writing of Recovery. She has received the James Michener Fellowship and the Nelson Algren Short Story Award. She is the mother of two sons and lives in Portland, Oregon.
The New Yorker The difficulties of raising girls have been examined so thoroughly in recent books...that it was beginning to look as though boys were getting short shrift. Between Mothers and Sons...helps to tip the scales back. Norah Vincent The Washington Post Book World Crafted from a deeply female and loving perspective, these essays will move and possibly heal reluctant feminist mothers and sons.