Her Face in the Mirror

Her Face in the Mirror

by Faye Moskowitz
     
 

A beautiful exploration of the difficult and affirming relationship between mothers and their daughters in the lives of Jewish women.See more details below

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A beautiful exploration of the difficult and affirming relationship between mothers and their daughters in the lives of Jewish women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807036150
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Brit Kedusha3
Borrowing the Knot4
Poker5
Lines of Work7
Matrushka Dolls12
Happy Birthday14
Survivor17
There Was My Very Scary Mad Period19
Family Feelings21
Old Pros24
Our Wounded31
Lovingkindness33
Only a Phase37
The Bad Mother49
The Dress52
Selfish56
Plastic Flowers57
On Rockawalkin Road68
Listening to Myself on My Daughter's Message Machine73
Plumbing75
In My Mother's House: Epilogue76
Surviving89
Pocahontas in Camelot91
Poland, 1944: My Mother Is Walking down a Road105
Garden108
Belonging110
Fruit Cellar112
No Returns114
A Life125
Burglars in the Flesh126
The Daughter of Survivors142
Pantoum for the Children, So They Will Know Yiddish144
The Fish149
Birthing150
Gifts158
The Thousand Islands165
Talking Back171
Fierce Attachments172
What Good Is a Smart Girl?178
Tropical Aunts183
The Different Landscape195
Looking for Tamerlane203
To a Daughter Leaving Home215
L'Dor v Dor: From Generation to Generation216
Mother, I Hardly Knew You221
Second Person238
My Daughter the Cypress248
Preserves249
Home for Winter251
The Chain255
The Ribbon257
Yahrzeit258
Mother259
A Leak in the Heart261
My Mother's Obituary265
Gifts266
You Never Can Tell273
Autumn 1980277
Collecting Herself280
There286
Journey to the Mirror288
Pebbles and Stones289
Dream-Vision297
In the Rearview Mirror300
No Answer302
Contributors303
Credits311

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