A Mother's Story
On a summer day in 1988, Carter Cooper, aged 24, dropped to his death from the 14th-floor terrace of his mother's New York City's apartment. Now, seven years later, Gloria Vanderbilt is finally able to set down the terrible events of that afternoonto which she was a witnessin a book of overwhleming intensity, feeling, and beauty.
The book is written in a somewhat dreamlike manner and the best chapter was easily Anderson's tribute to his late brother. The description of how her son jumped off their 14th floor terrace to c...more
I thought she did a great job expressing the depth of her pain while celebrating the life of her child.
...also, not a big fan of referring to my husband as "daddy". kind of freaked me out.