The Good Mother Author:Sue Miller Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time. Swept away by happiness and passion, Anna feels she has everything she's ever wanted. Then come the shocking charges that would threaten her new love, her ... more »new "family" ... that force her to prove she is a good mother.« less
One of my favorite books of all time, this made me a lifelong fan of Sue Miller's writing. The story itself is haunting and beautiful, but underneath that, Miller is exploring the expectations of women in our culture: are the roles of devoted mother and sexual persona mutually exclusive?