Michael Chabon's previous books include The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), The Yiddish Policemen's Union (winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards and an Edgar Award finalist), Wonder Boys , The Mysteries of Pittsburgh , and the story collection A... read more
“"This may be the fundamental truth of parenthood: No matter how enlightened or well prepared you are by theory, principle and the imperative not to repeat the mistakes of your own parents, you are no better a father or mother than the set of your own limitations permits you to be. And that set is your heritage, the pinched and helpless legacy of all the limited mothers and fathers whose fumblings, evasions and shortcomings led, by some dubious accidental magic, to the production of you."”
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