A Special Delivery: Mother - Daughter Letters From Afar

A Special Delivery: Mother - Daughter Letters From Afar

by Joyce Slayton Mitchell

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A Special Delivery: Mother - Daughter Letters From Afar by Joyce Slayton Mitchell, Elizabeth Dix Mitchell

Meet the Mitchells: Joyce, a New Englander with time-honored ideas about family, work, and childbearing. And Elizabeth, a young woman who makes unconventional choices about where to live, ways to support herself, and how to give birth. A mother and daughter, half a world apart, who stay connected by writing letters—intimate, honest, loving letters.

Through their letters, you will enter the worlds of two fascinating women. Visit Elizabeth’s home in an idyllic corner of New Zealand. Join Joyce’s whirlwind life in New York City and Vermont. Share their joy, their excitement—and their anxious moments—as they await the birth of Elizabeth’s first child, Joyce’s first grandchild.

From Elizabeth’s announcement, “I have a new love,” to the tense hours leading up to her baby’s birth, these letters will captivate you.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014990042
Publisher: BookLocker.com, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 344 KB

About the Author

Joyce Slayton Mitchell, an expert in U.S.college admissions is the author of 39 works of nonfiction. A Vermonter living in China, she is a consultant in Sino-American education.

Elizabeth Dix Mitchell is an early childhood educator and craftswoman. She lives in New Zealand raising veggies and two children.

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