Mother" by Sue Miller.

The Good Mother" by Sue Miller

Sue Miller's novel, "The Good Mother" is a warning to women that feminism without moral codes in tact can be dangerous to oneself and to loved ones. Unfortunately for Anna, Miller's main character, good judgement was clouded by her vulnerability and irresponsibility was mistaken for independence.

Anna was in so much pain when she met Leo that she followed the wave of passion believing it would lead her to herself, lead her home. Leo awakened in her feelings and desires that had been dormant a lifetime. His artistic free-spirited persona was the exact opposite to her husband, Brian's business-like conservative personality. All Anna is aware of is that for the first time in her life she feels alive, her senses aroused and attuned. Anna is basically in love for the first time. And when one is in love for the...
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