Composing a Life Characters

Mary Catherine Bateson
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Mary Catherine Bateson

Mary Catherine Bateson is the author and narrator of this book. She considers herself a writer first but she has also been a professor, a dean, an anthropologist, and a research in linguistics, as well as a mother and a wife. Ms. Bateson is the daughter of two very famous anthropologists, Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, but she has certainly carved her own niche in anthropology and women's studies in particular.

Mary Catherine Bateson is a highly successful woman, but she has dealt with numerous disruptions throughout her life. She started this project to take a look at how responding to life's disruptions in a more creative way by continually composing a new life may be a new kind of wisdom and a fresh look at achievement.

Ms. Bateson admits that until recently, the underlying assumption of her life has been to build the family life...

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