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What My Mother Gave Me

Thirty-one Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most
(Book - 2013)
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Essays by women of gifts from their mothers that has touched her to the bone and served as a model, a metaphor, or a touchstone in her own life. Individually, the stories get to the heart of their mother-daughter relationship. Collectively, the pieces have a force that feels as elemental as the tides.
Title: What My Mother Gave Me
Thirty-one Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina :, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill,, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: xii, 289 pages ;,21 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Heart's desire / Roxana Robinson
The missing photograph / Caroline Leavitt
Mess up your mind / Maud Newton
My disquieting muse / Jean Hanff Korelitz
The unicorn princess / Katha Pollitt
White Christmas / Ann Hood
My mother's armor / Margo Jefferson
Three-hour tour / Emma Straub
The circle line / Mary Gordon
The gift twice given / Judith Hillman Paterson
The last happy day of her life / Cheryl Pearl Sucher
Never too late / Abigail Pogrebin
The broken vase / Reverend Lillian Daniel
The wok / Cecilia Muńoz
How they do it in France / Elissa Shappell
White gloves and party manners / Karen Karbo
Her favorite neutral / Charlotte Silver
Right at my fingertips / Rita Dove
Midnight typing / Luanne Rice
Julia's child / Elinor Lipman
The deal / Martha McPhee
The plant whisperer / Dahlia Lithwick
Wait till you see what I found for you / Mameve Medwed
Truths in a ring / Susan Stamberg
Quilts / Joyce Carol Oates
Finding the love child / Sheila Kohler
Betrayal / Marge Piercy
The silver in the salt air / Eleanor Clift
She gave me the world / Mary Morris
A thousand words a day and one charming note / Lisa See
Then there must be a story / Elizabeth Benedict.
Summary: Essays by women of gifts from their mothers that has touched her to the bone and served as a model, a metaphor, or a touchstone in her own life. Individually, the stories get to the heart of their mother-daughter relationship. Collectively, the pieces have a force that feels as elemental as the tides.
Local Note: 6 27 53 74 79 118 133 148 151 152 153 172 173 222 226 228 250
Additional Contributors: Benedict, Elizabeth
ISBN: 9781616201357
1616201355
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Benedict
Subject Headings: Mothers and daughters. Parent and adult child. Gifts Social aspects.
Topical Term: Mothers and daughters.
Parent and adult child.
Gifts
LCCN: 2012040939
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