One of the winners from the 3rd Chommanard Book Prize award (2011-2013), “Prueksa Ma Ta” is the non-fiction story which tells the true stories of dedicated/devoted mothers in many dimensions through the eyes of the author, an obstetrician, who works closely with mothers and their children for a long time.
“Preuksa” or plant is recognised a s a giver of life, or a mother. The author wrote about the lives of 19 mothers who were her patients by using the names of various plants instead of their real names. The 20th mother she wrote about is her own mother whom she missed and loved wholeheartedly. “Men should read this book to understand better about their mother and likewise if they get a girlfriend, they should take a good care of her too.”
This book shows a variety of mothers expressing how much they love their children. No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother's love. The author wants readers to love and respect their mothers while they are still alive.