- Publisher: B. Geis Associates (1971)
- ASIN: B007T00UHM
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,973,392 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
This book is genius. Though it was written in the late 60's/early 70's so many of her ideas are STILL considered 'controversial.' Just think about that. Read morePublished 4 months ago by RKTS
The book itself raises great points.
I did not expect to get a dedication letter in my book that was written and signed by the author herself. This was a wonderful touch.
This book seeks to convince women that their men won't love them anymore if they have kids, because you will turn into a dull hausfrau who has other things to think about besides... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Roberta Moore
It has been a few delicious years ago that Ellen Peck's book was written. She said it, in a way that needed to be said, what almost 100 percent of my family and friends had been... Read morePublished on January 22, 2013 by jennifer griffithe
While I certainly don't agree with everything in Peck's book (mainly about abortion and the careless attitude toward it), the idea of questioning whether to have children or not is... Read morePublished on May 3, 2011 by Wilmarie
The Baby Trap
(New York: Bernard Geis, 1971) 245 pages
A very good book by a militant non-mother, giving all the arguments. Read more
This book can be absolutely transformational for those who feel bound by the "life script" so prevailing in our culture today. Even though Ms. Read morePublished on August 26, 2008 by Denise N. Rosenfeld
Ellen Peck's main point in this book is an excellent one: You can live a more satisfying life if you avoid following the crowd, and don't have children. Read morePublished on December 23, 2002 by Jacob H. Huebert