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|| Mothers and daughters go through so much--yet when was the last time a mother and daughter sat down collectively to write a book together about it all? Perri Klass and her mother, Sheila Solomon Klass, both gifted professional writers, prove to be ideal collaborators as they examine their decades of motherhood, daughterhood, and the wonderful, if sometimes fraught, ways their lives have overlapped. Perri notes with amazement how closely her own life has mirrored her mother's: Both have full-time careers (Perri is a pediatrician; Sheila is recently retired from a long career as a college English professor but goes on teaching); both have published books, articles, and stories; each has three children; they both love to read, and to pass books back and forth. They also love to travel--in fact, they often take trips together (and live to tell the tale). But in truth, the harder they look at their lives, the more Perri and Sheila acknowledge their profound differences in...
|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Ballantine Books, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3868 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).