Joody

Joody Family in Crisis Sisters in ConflictIntertwining stories chronicle the life and misspent times of a negligent mother a careless narcissist who leaves a path of emotional destruction behind her Yet for

  • Title: Joody
  • Author: Kathleen K.
  • ISBN: 9781456336554
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Paperback
  • Joody

    Family in Crisis Sisters in ConflictIntertwining stories chronicle the life and misspent times of a negligent mother a careless narcissist who leaves a path of emotional destruction behind her.Yet for a potentially heavy subject, the book has a peculiar lightness by Kirkus Reviews Mar 2013_________________________________FOUR VIEWS OF JOODYIt s Not About Me Janet SeFamily in Crisis Sisters in ConflictIntertwining stories chronicle the life and misspent times of a negligent mother a careless narcissist who leaves a path of emotional destruction behind her.Yet for a potentially heavy subject, the book has a peculiar lightness by Kirkus Reviews Mar 2013_________________________________FOUR VIEWS OF JOODYIt s Not About Me Janet Second Chance for Me Brent Me at the Core Bryce They Are Made of Me Joody These stories form a case study in Post Dramatic Stress Disorder Joody is a neglectful mom whose lacka daisical care of her three kids is bolstered by the love and loyalty of our first narrator, Aunt Jan Janet sets the scene of a multi fathered sibling group adrift in her sister Joody s me me universe they re not in danger, exactly, but there are gaps and lapses.Joody s fourth pregnancy shatters any pretense all is well She self medicates with pot and alcohol she s allergic to responsibility Moody, self absorbed, careless Drama leading to stress Her drama Your stress.Brent is the first of the absent dads, unaware he even had a kid until this crisis pulls him into view It wasn t that he didn t like Joody, he liked her too much Then Bryce, their son, shares a young teen perspective on life with Joody, shepherd to his little sisters, leery of this new Dad but wondering if he could be worse than his mom.Finally, Joody explains what happens when a free spirit is held down by circumstance kids She never begrudged giving birth to them, they were her audience for life The day to day maintenance was Janet s thing Win win.________________________Joody and Janet have a talk Joody, let s talk about birth control again You said you d think about it before we saw the social worker Everybody wants me to get my tubes tied Everybody is one social worker explaining your options and, yes, I think she does believe it would be the best decision Ask yourself if you want kids It s not about sex, it s about kids I do hear you when you talk, you know I get it, the surgery would be the easiest and most reliable But, Janet, excuse me I don t want to grow a mustache Why would you grow a mustache Because my hormones would be all messed up Joody, your hormones won t change at all, you just cut the pipe between your eggs and your uterus Everything else is the same Same monthly cycle You re thinking of what happens if you lose your ovaries, and we re not talking about that We re not No, we re not We re talking about snipping two egg chutes Does it hurt I m quite sure it s less painful than giving birth As if you d know ________________________________________ISBN 145633655XEAN13 9781456336554BISAC Fiction Family Life

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    1. Nicholas

      win. Will read and review once received.This was an interesting read, that wasn't something I usually read. I can see some people finding things to relate to in this book. The dialogue in this book was on point. The tone in this book was capturing and something to enjoy. I would definitely read this book again. I would also recommend this book to people

    2. Kathleen K.

      JOODY is a case study in Post-Dramatic Stress Disorder. Her drama, your stress. She's the careless mother of three kids who clutter up her me-me universe. Her sister Janet is all about schedules and routine so she's welcome to supply good food and considered discipline while Joody pursues the life of ease she believes she deserves because everybody else has it so easy!Four narrators bring to life a family in crisis through sisters in conflict. Janet knows it's not about her, or even about Joody: [...]

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