That Kind of Mother Summary
Rumaan Alam

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That Kind of Mother Overview

In Rumaan Alam’s That Kind of Mother, Rebecca, a new white mother, adopts her black nanny’s baby after his mother dies in childbirth. Rebecca asks a woman, Priscilla, who helps her at the hospital to become her son's nanny and the two work together to raise Rebecca's adopted son. Set in Baltimore, Maryland, That Kind of Mother addresses themes of race, family, and motherhood.

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