What We Carry: A Memoir
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Giveaway dates: Mar 23 - Apr 06, 2020
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This is a book Ill be buying the minute it hits the shelves. Im never going to be able to do this story justice in a review, but I can say without any hesitation that its a story that will resonate with anyone who has experienced life with an aging parent. It was an emotional gut punch of the best kind.
I intend to give this book a reread as it nears its release in April of 2020 and will update my thoughts at that time. For now: add this to your TBR. Its going to be ...more
What begins as a self-reflected motherhood becomes an externalized motherhood, becoming mother to a mother, and discovering that mothers are not perfect. This might not be a shock to most people, but it was to Lang, who discovers things about her mother that fundamentally alter everything she knew about how her mother survived, planned, and lived ...more
Winner the 2017 Neil Shepard Prize in Fiction and the 2012 Rona Jaffe Foundation-Bread Loaf Scholarship in ...more