By Elisa Albert
A fierce novel concerning the postpartum adventure choked with “dark humor and brutal honesty” (People).
A 12 months has handed considering Ari gave start to Walker, although it went so badly awry she has difficulty calling it “birth” and she or he nonetheless can’t find herself in her altered universe. Amid the unusual, disjointed rhythms of her days and nights, and one other drawing close iciness in upstate long island, Ari is a tree with out roots, suffering to maintain her branches aloft.
whilst Mina, a one-time cult indie musician—older, self-contained, by myself, and 9 months pregnant—moves to city, Ari sees the potential of a brand new pal. And regardless of her unlucky behavior of more often than not mistrusting different adult females, they quickly turn into comrades-in-arms . . .
With piercing perception concerning the isolation and unrealistic expectancies suffered through new moms in our society, After delivery is approximately being pregnant and childbirth that's “vicious, hilarious, and especially actual” (The New York instances e-book Review).
“[A] scaldingly and exhilaratingly sincere account of recent motherhood, emotional exile, and the advanced romance of girl friendship.” —Karen Russell, writer of Swamplandia!
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After Birth: A Novel by Elisa Albert