Mother, Daughter, Me

Mother, Daughter, Me

A Memoir

Book - 2013 | 1st ed
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The complex, deeply binding relationship between mothers and daughters is brought vividly to life in Katie Hafner's memoir of the year she and her mother Helen spent working through, and triumphing over, a lifetime of unresolved emotions. Katie urged Helen, set in her ways at 77, to move to San Francisco to live with her and Zoë, Katie's teenage daughter. Filled with fairy-tale hope that she and her mother would become friends, and that Helen would grow close to her exceptional granddaughter, Katie embarked on an experiment in intergenerational living that she would soon discover was filled with land mines. How these three women from such different generations learn to navigate their challenging, turbulent, and ultimately healing journey together makes for riveting reading.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2013]
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780812984590
Branch Call Number: 070.92 H1198M 2013
Characteristics: xi, 268 pages ; 24. cm


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Jan 06, 2014

I LOVED this book! Any woman 40-50 yrs old who has struggled with Alcoholism within the family dynamics/Adult children of Alcoholics, will want to read this. There are a lot of Good quotes throughout the book, Nancy Friday (My Mother Myself)

Sep 17, 2013

Addictive reading, well crafted by a respected reporter/writer. Unfortunately, the therapeutic introspection grows tedious. Historians in another age will find this a fascinating look at what the American intellectual communitywas thinking about in the post-9/11 era.


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