Much interest has been generated about the impact of trauma and in particular, the transmission of trauma from generation to generation. In this poignant and humorous coming-of-age memoir, Toronto psychotherapist, Pearl Goodman, writes about just that. She embodies her parents' past in ways that aren't obvious to her, and grows up in an environment that she feels at odds with. She weaves her parents' traumatic fragments during WW2 into the events of her own life in Toronto, adds what she learns from Television, and in that process gains perspective, understanding and hope.
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When Their Memories Became Mine: Moving Beyond My Parents' Past based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
This book really kept me wanting more. The Author did a terrific job describing the settings, and the main characters. I wasn't ready when the book took my mind for a ride with occasional references to humor. This is a true "Must Read" !!!