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The Resource Behave / Andromeda Romano-Lax

Behave / Andromeda Romano-Lax

Label
Behave / Andromeda Romano-Lax
Title
Behave / Andromeda Romano-Lax
Statement of responsibility
Andromeda Romano-Lax
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of The Spanish Bow comes a lush, harrowing novel based on the real life story of Rosalie Rayner Watson, one of the most controversial scientists and mothers of the 20th century. The mother begins to destroy the child the moment it is born, wrote the founder of behaviorist psychology, John B. Watson, whose 1928 parenting guide was revered as the child-rearing bible. Rayner conducted controversial experiments on hundreds of babies to prove behaviorist principles. They also embarked on a scandalous affair that cost them both their jobs and recast the sparkling young Rosalie Rayner, scientist and thinker, as Mrs. John Watson, wife and conflicted, maligned mother, just another woman behind a great man.With Behave, Andromeda Romano-Lax offers a provocative fictional biography of Rosalie Rayner Watson, a woman whose work influenced generations of Americans, and whose legacy has been lost in the shadow of her husband. In turns moving and horrifying, Behave is a richly nuanced and disturbing novel about science, progress, love, marriage, motherhood, and what all those things cost a passionate, promising young woman
Summary
With Behave, Andromeda Romano-Lax offers a fictional biography of Rosalie Rayner Watson, a woman whose lab work is now widely repudiated but who in her time was at the cutting edge of parenting psychology. This novel is about the meaning of motherhood
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10457253
Cataloging source
DLC
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1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Romano-Lax, Andromeda
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Behave / Andromeda Romano-Lax
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300002117
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781616956547
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Behave / Andromeda Romano-Lax
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300002117
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781616956547
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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