Publisher: Atria (March 1, 1998)
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during this impressive number of letters written specifically for this quantity, greater than seventy-five uncommon daughters -- novelists, poets, essayists, cartoonists, reporters -- communicate to their moms, either residing and deceased. From Joyce Carol Oates to Barbara Kingsolver, from Ntozake Shange to Hilma Wolitzer, those writers convey messages instantly from the heart.... listed here are authors of alternative a while and cultures, lots of them moms and grandmothers themselves, every one writing in her personal designated voice, sharing her mystery sorrows, joys, damage, anger, and figuring out. "What do I inform her? What do I no longer inform her? What do I want I had said?" Their considerate, provocative, humorous, and infrequently painful letters carry revelations -- thoughts and confessions, poems and stories -- instantly own and common, touching and profound.