The Resource The hysterectomy waltz, Merrill Joan Gerber, (electronic resource.)

The hysterectomy waltz, Merrill Joan Gerber, (electronic resource.)

Label
The hysterectomy waltz
Title
The hysterectomy waltz
Statement of responsibility
Merrill Joan Gerber
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It's truly powerful, and acrid, and barbed, and filled with wonderful, and unexpected, turns of phrase and above all it's shocking in its directness and understated anger and sadness and fear… it's an amazing piece of writing." -- Cynthia Ozick. Imagine being told before the age of forty that because you have an ovarian cyst, the surgeon wants to take out the "whole kit and caboodle." Imagine being told that "because you already have your children, "who needs all that?" Why not "keep the playground but get rid of the plumbing?" Imagine watching a film strip at the hospital which assures you that though you will no longer have your female organs, you will still have romance in your life and will be "able to waltz the night away with your husband."The Hysterectomy Waltz is a sharp and cynical, funny and tragic comedy, a story of marriage and motherhood under the threat of the knife, a tale of friendship and betrayal
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TEFOD
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Gerber, Merrill Joan
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Literary form
fiction
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Label
The hysterectomy waltz, Merrill Joan Gerber, (electronic resource.)
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Publication
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0001273734
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
20F483BE-1535-41DF-B5A2-43293632AACE
Label
The hysterectomy waltz, Merrill Joan Gerber, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0001273734
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
20F483BE-1535-41DF-B5A2-43293632AACE

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