From the synopsis of Amy Sohn’s new book, Motherland: A Novel —
It’s just before Labor Day and five mothers and fathers in Cape Cod, Park Slope, and Greenwich Village find themselves adrift professionally and personally.
Need we continue? Quite frankly, they had us at ‘adrift.’
We remember following Amy Sohn’s early career in the 1990’s when she wrote for the NYPress and other publications. From the start, Amy distinguished herself among the young writers born on the cusp of tell-all journalism. Whatever the topic, Amy wrote with a candor about herself and her experiences that was revealing yet not cringe-worthy. She treated her subjects with the same skillful hand.
In Motherland: A Novel Amy examines the lives of five mothers and fathers in transition, in either their marriages or careers. As in all good stories their plotlines cross and, as in all good stories, the heroes and heroines must question everything they once believed to be true — about themselves and their relationships — before the plot is resolved.
To enter for your chance to win a copy of Motherland: A Novel, you must tell us one personal myth or self-deception you were forced to confront, once you became a parent.
This giveaway starts Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 9 a.m. and ends at midnight on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. One person who comments by 11:59 p.m. EST on October 2, 2012, will be chosen at random to receive a copy of Motherland: A Novel. Please comment only once.
No purchase necessary. Open to U.S. residents ages 18 years and older. Void where prohibited.