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My Mother Was Nuts

Author : Penny Marshall
ISBN : 9780547892627
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Hollywood icon discusses her incredible life, from her starring role on the classic sitcom Laverne and Shirley to her trailblazing moment as the first woman to direct a movie grossing more than $100 million at the box office.

My Mother Was Nuts

Author : Penny Marshall
ISBN : 0544320832
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Hollywood icon discusses her incredible life, from her starring role on the classic sitcom Laverne and Shirley to her trailblazing moment as the first woman to direct a movie grossing more than $100 million at the box office.

I Ve Become My Mother

Author : Joyce Schenk
ISBN : 9780595233564
Genre : Literary Collections
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From the lightning bug dance of a summer night to the charm of Chautauqua Institution in winter, from spring's maple sugarin' season to the grape-rich aromas of autumn, from hardware stores to porches, from rocking chairs to wind chimes, I've Become My Mother serves up slices of life with wisdom and humor. This selection of essays is drawn from the files of "Moseyin' Along," a popular back-home column which has appeared for more than a dozen years in a group of up-state New York weeklies. Readers seeking an antidote to the stresses of the big city will join those who treasure memories of the rural northeast in celebrating these glimpses of a slower-paced lifestyle.

My Mother S Secret

Author : Sheila O'Flanagan
ISBN : 9781472210739
Genre : Fiction
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Sheila O'Flanagan's MY MOTHER'S SECRET is a thought-provoking and unputdownable novel about a family reeling from the news that nothing about their parents' marriage is what they believed it to be. A wonderful read perfect for fans of Veronica Henry and Lisa Jewell. When Steffie helps her two siblings organize a surprise wedding anniversary party for their parents her only worry is whether they'll be pleased. What she doesn't know is this is the day that her whole world will be turned upside down. Jenny wants to be able to celebrate her ruby anniversary with the man she loves, but for forty years she has kept a secret. A secret that she can't bear to hide any longer. But is it ever the right time to hurt the people closest to you? As the entire family gather to toast the happy couple, they're expecting a day to remember. The trouble is, it's not going to be for the reasons they imagined... What readers are saying about My Mother's Secret: 'A novel with humour and heartache and a believable ending. Heart-warming, entertaining and very enjoyable' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'Sheila O'Flanagan always seems to create a cast of characters that you can identify with and care about. My Mother's Secret is no exception. I found myself instantly connecting with them' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'A great book in true Sheila O'Flanagan style. The characters are all great warm-hearted Irish folk and there are many laughs and twists and turns along the way' Amazon reviewer, 5 stars

Never Sleep Again The Most Dangerous Facts About My Mother Was Nuts

Author : Alice Peak
ISBN : 5458853997
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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "My Mother Was Nuts." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.

Things My Mother Told Me

Author : Ellen Kennedy
ISBN : 0828316058
Genre : Cooking
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Through My Mother S Eyes

Author : Michael McCoy
ISBN : 9781631358555
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Jean-Marie Faggiano and her family were living in the Philippines when Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. The following month, she and her family, along with over 3,600 other non-national civilians, were forced to surrender to the Imperial Japanese Army and live as civilian prisoners of war in the Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila. In Through My Mother's Eyes, you will experience how a young girl and her family were able to survive their thirty-seven month ordeal until their nick-of-time rescue by American forces on February 3, 1945. Through My Mother's Eyes is a story of a world rampant with sickness, starvation, and brutality, but it is also an incredible story of love, courage, and enduring faith.

My Mother Has Alzheimer S And My Dog Has Tapeworms A Caregiver S Tale

Author : R Lynn Barnett
ISBN : 9780983783114
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This book is about how we dealt with my mom with Alzheimer's. It's written with humor and heart.

Not My Mother S Kitchen

Author : Rob Chirico
ISBN : 9781632892003
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Mo Rocca, host of "My Grandmother's Ravioli" says: "When life gives you lemons, make limoncello! Not My Mother's Kitchen is a funny, loving, and oh so useful manual on food, family and survival when your mom is a terrible cook." Serving up a tale that is part memoir and part cookbook, acclaimed foodie Rob Chirico shares his culinary journey after growing up with an Italian-American mother who was hopeless in the kitchen. Rob Chirico learned to cook as a defense against his mother’s awful meals. After discover-ing that there was more to real food than canned ravioli and frozen vegetables, he decided to try his hand in the kitchen. His memoir offers recipes, cooking techniques, and tips he has cultivated over decades. He blends his expert experience with an engaging and humorous narrative on growing up with suspect meals. "I was howling with laughter and shedding tears of nostalgia at the sensitive portraits of family and culture of the times." -- Linda Pelaccio, Culinary Historian and host of "A Taste of the Past" "... no mere cookbook. It is a personal story that lovingly and humorously describes the author's culinary coming of age. It is a family's history and it also is American cultural history..." -- Michael Stern, author of Roadfood, Chili Nation, American Gourmet “A heartwarming story of growing up in an Italian-American household where there was no dearth of love, but not much in the way of good food. Thrown in for good measure are plenty of recipes, cook’s tips, and historical anecdotes. It’s a keeper.” —Julia della Croce, writer, journalist, and cookbook author

African Market Women

Author : Gracia C. Clark
ISBN : 9780253027443
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In these lively life stories, women market traders from Ghana comment on changing social and economic times and on reasons for their prosperity or decline in fortunes. Gracia Clark shows that market women are intimately connected with economic policy on a global scale. Many work at the intersection of sophisticated networks of transnational commerce and migration. They have dramatic memories of independence and the growth of their new nation, including political rivalries, price controls, and violent raids on the market. The experiences of these women give substance to their reflections on globalization, capital accumulation, colonialism, technological change, environmental degradation, teenage pregnancy, marriage, children, changing gender roles, and spirituality. Clark's commentary illuminates the complex historical and cultural setting of these deeply revealing lives.

My Mother S Cookbook

Author : Thomas S Degraziano
ISBN : 9781412229135
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A fascinating and delightful 456 page pictoral, historical and culinary journey of the Harrison family from European immigrants into full-blooded Americans, featuring recipes that fed them over those three generations.

Away From My Mother S Watchful Eye

Author : Jesse A. Mayfield
ISBN : 1449060366
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is a coming of age story that chronicles my early years growing up in inner-city, Brooklyn, New York amidst the turbulent, racially and socially explosive 1960s. The Civil Rights Movement was in full swing and while many older Negroes supported Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his calls for peaceful protests, many young Negroes gravitated to a more militant and confrontational approach to winning freedom and equal treatment under the law for all Negroes. Young people were constantly being called upon to be down with the revolution and encouraged to hate Whitey and to fear the Police in particular who were looked upon as an occupying force within the Negro community. All of this was swirling around me as I struggled to just be a kid. I certainly didn't hate anyone and my being bussed to a White school only served to complicate things as I found myself eventually feeling trapped in my own community and walking a tightrope between two diverse cultures. Surprisingly, I found peace, friendship and acceptance in the most unlikely of places. My years in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn were both character building and life changing and laid the foundation for my becoming the man that I am today. This story is told through the eyes of a precocious and intelligent little boy and it's told with humor and love. It is my hope that while you're reading this book you will get a strong sense of the love I had for my family, my community and the new world of friendships that embraced me. Being away from my mother's watchful eye offered me a newfound freedom but it also demanded that I grow up quickly, keep my wits about me and utilize everything I'd ever learned.

My Mother S Hands

Author : Rita Floden Leydon
ISBN : 9780595007165
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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My Mother's Hands is a brave exploration into the barren landscape of mother-daughter relationships. In the rarefied atmosphere of her own mother's passing, Rita Flodèn Leydon has written a journal of rich poignancy and touching tribute.

My Mother Marie

Author : Patti Happel Grannan
ISBN : 9781438999630
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Marie, happy-go-lucky, loved to dance and sing even after her 12 hour shifts at the Fendrich Cigar Factory where she worked during the Great Depression. She was from a large Catholic family whose alcoholic father died when Marie was six. Her Mama Pauline was at St. Anthony church every time the doors were unlocked and she was adamant that her children would never miss Mass on a Sunday or a Holyday. When Marie began dating Ed - he told her in no uncertain terms that he did not dance, did not intend to learn and would never set foot in the Dreamland Dance hall on Franklin Street. Marie was devastated that her entertainment would be sitting at the kitchen table drinking homebrew beer and playing clabber. . Long drives in the country in Ed's car was an inexpensive past time since a gallon of gas was priced at about 5 cents. What happened to those years so suffused with happiness that turned into a life without hope? When did she become so empty and angry?

Alexia S World

Author : Alexia Tennent
ISBN : 1951844017
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Alexia's World is about a little girl living with sickle cell disease. She is passionate and full of life. While she is aware of her limitations, she places no limits on herself. She is funny, creative, energetic, bold, authentic, kind and compassionate. Her mom, who also has the disease, is her hero and best friend. Alexia is still young and finding her way in the world. She relies on the guidance and discipline of her mother to steer her the right way. However, discipline in the household is, at times, comical and unusual. Alexia shares the experience through the innocent and inexperienced eyes of a child.They are experiences most black families can relate to.

Seeking The Light

Author : Beret E. Strong
ISBN : 9780786452170
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Phillips and Ruth Lee Thygeson were pioneers in medical research on external diseases of the human eye. Together, this husband-and-wife team shared a mutual story of extraordinary accomplishment including, among other things, the discovery of the cause of trachoma, a potentially blinding disease that affects millions of people worldwide. This comprehensive biography tells the story of their personal lives and careers. Beginning with their family backgrounds, the story continues through their meeting on the campus of Stanford University, their years of practicing “frontier medicine” in rural Colorado (where they built a log cabin with their own hands), their world travels in search of a cure for trachoma, and their considerable roles in establishing the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology. The story of this couple is one of a lifelong collaboration in medicine, a 70-year love affair, and an unending quest to conquer preventable blindness around the world.

My Mother Always Called Me By My Brother S Name

Author : Daniel Ort
ISBN : 0914061453
Genre : History
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The Midnight Sun

Author : Alan F. Alford
ISBN : 095279943X
Genre : Creation
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The Works Of Elena Ferrante

Author : Grace Russo Bullaro
ISBN : 9781137575807
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is the first dedicated volume of academic analysis on the monumental work of Elena Ferrante, Italy's most well-known contemporary writer. The Works of Elena Ferrante: Reconfiguring the Margins brings together the most exciting and innovative research on Ferrante's treatment of the intricacies of women's lives, relationships, struggles, and dilemmas to explore feminist theory in literature; questions of gender in twentieth-century Italy; and the psychological and material elements of marriage, motherhood, and divorce. Including an interview from Ann Goldstein, this volume goes beyond "Ferrante fever" to reveal the complexity and richness of a remarkable oeuvre.

Getting Out Of The House

Author : Isla Dewar
ISBN : 9780755391912
Genre : Fiction
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As a child Nora waged war on her mother, Maisie. It relieved the hurt she felt when she overheard Maisie say she preferred her older daughter, Cathryn. Now, Nora lives in Edinburgh, far from her gaudily decorated suburban London home and the volatile Maisie. She is introduced to a circle of friends who all work in the same publisher's offices. In Brendan, the gentle deputy editor, she finds a friend who shares her deprecating humour, and fascination with trivia, as they chat and walk about town. And in Nathan, she finds a lover she adores. Though always braced for betrayal, this time it takes her by storm. It is only when she learns to forgive, and be forgiven, that she begins to come to terms with her past.

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