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Unforgettable [electronic resource] : A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime. Scott Simon.

Simon, Scott. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781250061157 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "I'm getting a life's lesson about grace from my mother in the ICU. We never stop learning from our mothers, do we?" UNFORGETTABLE is a son's spirited, affecting, and inspiring tribute to his remarkable mother and the love between parent and child. When NPR's Scott Simon began tweeting from his mother's hospital room in July 2013, he didn't know that his missives would soon spread well beyond his 1.2 million Twitter followers. Squeezing the magnitude of his final days with her into 140-character updates, Simon's evocative and moving meditations spread virally. Over the course of a few days, Simon chronicled his mother's death and reminisced about her life, revealing her humor and strength, and celebrating familial love. UNFORGETTABLE, expands on those famous tweets to create a memoir that is rich, deeply affecting, heart-wrenching, and exhilarating. His mother was a glamorous woman of the Mad Men–era; she worked in nightclubs, modeled, dated...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Flatiron Books, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 541 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Family & Relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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