Not Becoming My Mother: And Other Things She Taught Me along the Way

Not Becoming My Mother: And Other Things She Taught Me along the Way

by Ruth Reichl
     
 

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Bestselling author Ruth Reichl embarks on a clear-eyed and openhearted investigation of her mother's life, piecing together the journey of a woman she comes to realize she never really knew. Looking to her mother's letters and diaries, Reichl confronts the painful transition her mother made from a hopeful young woman to an increasingly unhappy older one and

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Overview

Bestselling author Ruth Reichl embarks on a clear-eyed and openhearted investigation of her mother's life, piecing together the journey of a woman she comes to realize she never really knew. Looking to her mother's letters and diaries, Reichl confronts the painful transition her mother made from a hopeful young woman to an increasingly unhappy older one and realizes the tremendous sacrifices she made to make sure her daughter's life would not be as disappointing as her own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594202162
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/21/2009
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 7.28(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Ruth Reichl is the editor in chief of Gourmet magazine and the author of the bestsellers Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples. She has been the restaurant critic at the New York Times and the food editor at the Los Angeles Times.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
January 16, 1948
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
B.A., University of Michigan, 1968; M.A., University of Michigan, 1970
Website:
http://www.ruthreichl.com/

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