Not Becoming My Mother

Not Becoming My Mother

And Other Things She Taught Me Along the Way

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"Bestselling author Ruth Reichl examines her mother's life, giving voice to the universal unarticulated truth that we are grateful not to be our mothersIn Not Becoming My Mother, bestselling author Ruth Reichl embarks on a clear-eyed, openhearted investigation of her mother's life, piecing together the journey of a woman she comes to realize she never really knew."--Publisher's description.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Penguin Group (USA), Inc., 2009
ISBN: 9781101050965

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PimaLib_MaryG Aug 04, 2017

The discovery of a treasure trove of her mother's papers leads famed food writer and editor Ruth Reichl to a deeper understanding of her mother who was frustrated by family expectations that led her to stifle her own intellectual interests in the pursuit of a husband and family. It broke my hear to listen to this well-written tale.

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