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Mothers and Daughters by Rae Meadows
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Mar 16, 2011

really liked it
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You know, I’m not a mother, but I am a daughter. And even my mother has begun to send me “Mother’s Day” cards, because although I am 41, divorced and childless, and it appears I will likely never birth a child, she says I am still a “mother” to many in the world and care for many. I'm a mother at heart, if not in function. So I could identify with this book and its characters on many levels.

There was a lot for me to relate to in this book, despite my not having children.

This story was about three generations of women. Grandmother Violet, mother Iris and daughter/granddaughter Sam. I think that Violet as a young girl was my favorite character, although I also loved that of Iris at the end of her life as well.

This book perfectly captured the stereotypical mother-daughter relationship!

My final word: This book was very easy to read, and often stirred my emotions. I would love to try something else by author Rae Meadows, and would recommend this book in a heartbeat!
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Reading Progress

March 16, 2011 – Shelved
April 16, 2011 – Started Reading
April 18, 2011 –
page 17
6.25%
April 22, 2011 –
page 35
12.87%
May 7, 2011 –
page 40
14.71%
May 10, 2011 –
page 76
27.94%
May 17, 2011 –
page 158
58.09%
May 18, 2011 –
page 168
61.76%
May 23, 2011 –
page 224
82.35%
May 25, 2011 – Finished Reading

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