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What my mother gave me [electronic resource] : Thirty-one Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most. Elizabeth Benedict.

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  • ISBN: 9781616202682 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: In What My Mother Gave Me, women look at the relationships between mothers and daughters through a new lens: a daughter's story of a gift from her mother that has touched her to the bone and served as a model, a metaphor, or a touchstone in her own life. The contributors of these thirty-one original pieces include Pulitzer Prize winners, perennial bestselling novelists, and celebrated broadcast journalists.  Whether a gift was meant to keep a daughter warm, put a roof over her head, instruct her in the ways of womanhood, encourage her talents, or just remind her of a mother's love, each story gets to the heart of a relationship.  Rita Dove remembers the box of nail polish that inspired her to paint her nails in the wild stripes and polka dots she wears to this day. Lisa See writes about the gift of writing from her mother, Carolyn See. Cecilia Muñoz remembers both the wok her mother gave her and a lifetime of home-cooked family meals. Judith Hillman Paterson...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Algonquin Books, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 935 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 936 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Family & Relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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