Mothers And Sons: In Their Own Words

From the acclaimed photographer of Chronicle Books' bestselling Fathers and Daughters comes a companion collection of duotone portraits and poignant essays exploring the complex and compelling relationship between mothers and sons. This remarkable volume juxtaposes luminous portraits of famous and not-so-famous mothers and sons-including Virginia Kelley Clinton and Bill Clinton; Leah Adler and Stephen Spielberg; Jamaica Kincaid and Harold Shawn; and Ruth Bader Ginsburg and James Ginsburg. In the accompanying texts, mothers and sons reveal their most trying and most exalted moments together, recounting both the ordinary and the extraordinary with candor, humor, and emotion. A powerful tribute to the ties that bind, Mothers and Sons makes a unique and loving gift.


Mariana Cook. Mothers And Sons: In Their Own Words. Chronicle Books, 1996. ISBN: 9780811811705