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From Daughters to Mothers I've Always Meant to Tell You

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In this extraordinary collection of letters written especially for this volume, more than seventy-five distinguished daughters -- novelists, poets, essayists, cartoonists, journalists -- speak to their mothers, both living and deceased. From Joyce Carol Oates to Barbara Kingsolver, from Ntozake Shange to Hilma Wolitzer, these writers deliver messages straight from the hear ...more
Paperback, 528 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by Atria Books (first published 1998)
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it was a little too long for me; 500 pages and with most letters being about 5 pages long, it got to be too much. I thought it should have been cut in half and offered in 2 books, but I dont think anyone would have bothered with the second book. Some of the letters were very heart warming and emotional; some I TOTALLY related to, some I wasnt sure why they had submitted a letter at all.
I did not enjoy this book at all! Some stories were wonderfully sweet. Others were like sitting in on a therapy session. I do not recommend this book.
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