Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss, 20th Anniversary Edition

Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss, 20th Anniversary Edition

by Hope Edelman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738217741
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 04/08/2014
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 147,511
File size: 755 KB

About the Author

Hope Edelman is the author of six nonfiction books, including the bestsellers Motherless Daughters and The Possibility of Everything. Her articles and essays have been published in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Real Simple, Glamour, Self, Parade, and the Huffington Post, as well as in numerous anthologies. As a public speaker, she has traveled all over the world to talk about the long-lasting effects of early mother loss. In 2012, she was inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement at Northwestern University, her undergraduate alma mater. She holds a master's degree in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Currently an affiliate faculty member in the MFA program at Antioch University-LA, she lives with her husband and their two daughters in Topanga Canyon, California. hopeedelman.com

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Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I first read Hope Edelman's book in 2014 and then read her follow up book, "Letters from Motherless Daughters." Both books have helped me immensely to deal with my mother's death which occurred when I was 16. Edelman's insightful book addresses mother loss at various life stages and how this singular event affects a daughter's life forever. I am now reading the second edition, because I am entering another stage of life (retirement) and have outlived my mother by 11 years. I find her book as helpful now (perhaps more) as I did the first time. I highly recommend this book for any woman of any age who has lost her mother, or for anyone who wants to understand someone who's lost their mother.
whimsyblue on LibraryThing 8 months ago
I was deeply grieving the loss of my mother as I read this book, published just one year after her death. I found it very helpful in finding a place for my feelings and it helped me to feel less alone in the world, to know that in some way the feelings I had, others had experienced, too. I recommend it for other daughters and often lend out my copy. All kinds of losses and relationships are acknowledged and respected.