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What my mother gave me : thirty-one women on the gifts that mattered most / edited by Elizabeth Benedict.

Benedict, Elizabeth. (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 306.8743 WHA (Text) 78551000507384 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 306.8743 WHAT (Text) 39231032682615 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 306.8743 WHA 2013 (Text) 39206020839518 NonFiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 306.8743 What (Text) 31208911479857 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616201357 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1616201355 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 289 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2013.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Heart's desire / Roxana Robinson -- Missing photograph / Caroline Leavitt -- Mess up your mind / Maud Newton -- My disquieting muse / Jean Hanff Korelitz -- Unicorn princess / Katha Pollitt -- White Christmas / Ann Hood -- My mother's armor / Margo Jefferson -- Three-hour tour / Emma Straub -- Circle line / Mary Gordon -- Gift twice given / Judith Hillman Paterson -- Last happy day of her life / Cheryl Pearl Sucher -- Never too late / Abigail Pogrebin -- Broken vase / Reverend Lillian Daniel -- 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 -- Deal / Martha McPhee -- 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 -- 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, etc.:
Essays by women about how their mothers have 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.
Subject: Mothers and daughters.
Parent and adult child.
Gifts > Social aspects.

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