Motherless Daughters

Motherless Daughters : The Legacy of Loss

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An instant bestseller in both hardcover and paperback, Hope Edelman's "Motherless Daughters" explores the myriad ways that losing a mother can affect almost every aspect and passage of a woman's life. First published a decade ago, it is still the book that motherless daughters of all ages look to for understanding and comfort and that they press into each other's hands. Building on interviews with hundreds of mother- loss survivors, this life-affirming book is now newly expanded to reflect the author's personal experience with the continued legacy of mother loss; now married and a mother of young children herself, Edelman better understands how the effects of mother loss change over time and in light of new relationships. A work of stunning courage and honesty, "Motherless Daughters" is a must read for the millions of women whose mothers have gone, but whose need for healing, mourning, and mothering remains. It is a timeless classic.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 30.48mm | 544.31g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • Da Capo Press Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0738210269
  • 9780738210261
  • 45,783

About Hope Edelman

Hope Edelman is a writer whose work has appeared nationally. She graduated from the University of Iowa Writing Program and lives in New York City. Her mother died when she was seventeen.show more

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