Abortion: A Personal Story, a Political Choice

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From the author of I Hate Men, a personal and political reflection on abortion rights.

Discussion about abortion and associated rights are often limited to either 'anti-abortion' or 'pro-choice', the latter of which focuses on the importance of having the right to choose, rather than on what that right means for real people.

In this timely essay, Pauline Harmange provides an intimate, detailed account of her abortion. Reminiscent of Annie Ernaux's Happening, Abortion is nuanced, complex, honest, and precise. Harmange gives voice to the emotions, reflections, and contradictions that someone could experience when they choose to terminate a pregnancy.

At a time in which women's reproductive rights are being called into question around the world, Abortion is a clarion call, a powerful personal testimony, and a resolutely political vision: to restore power to our experiences, all our experiences, by sharing them, and to transform society for the better.

Author: Pauline Harmange
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Scribe Us
Published: 05/02/2023
Pages: 96
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.00w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781957363295

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 03/20/2023
Shelf Awareness 05/05/2023