Motherless Daughters Paperback
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The book is broken down into coherent sections narrating what happens right after the loss through years later when the motherless daughter is a mother herself and still feels the pain (which is, thankfully, "normal!"). There's a helpful index if one wants to locate specific information too-- I used this book as a reference when preparing a presentation on the topic for a class. I keep this book beside my bed, not because I'm so overcome with grief, but just as a "security book"-- reading it when I need some sort of affirmation that what I'm feeling is "okay." I have re-read it many times in the past 7 years. Amazing and beautifully written.
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I like the way this was written, easy to understand and to grasp the meaning of what the author is trying to relate. It was a good read for me.Published on Aug. 16 2013 by Kalliopi Bardis
I read this book several years ago, and while I appreciated that the author had addressed the issue of the loss of mothers, I had some significant issues with the book. Read morePublished on March 25 2004
I read this book 20 years after my mother died. At last here was a book that explained some of my feelings and actions over the past 20 years. Read morePublished on Nov. 12 2003 by Sarah Parks
I bought this book a few days after my mother unexpectedly died. It was really important, and helpful, to read about others' experiences, when I was too shocked to fathom this... Read morePublished on Aug. 15 2003
I bought this book along with "The Orphaned Adult" (which I highly recommend for everyone who has lost both parents). Read morePublished on March 4 2003
I thought this book was ok, but definitely geared towards women who lost their mothers at a young age - I am 33 and lost my mom 3 weeks ago. None of the content really helped me.Published on Feb. 3 2003
I recently lost my mother in April of 2002, I was 26. My mother lost her mother when she was 11 years old. Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2003
I have read many books on this subject and this is the only one that truly touched me. By this i simply mean that i really identified with this book and the women who helped to... Read morePublished on Oct. 8 2002