For You, Mom. Finally. by Ruth Reichl audiobook

For You, Mom. Finally.: Previously published as Not Becoming My Mother

By Ruth Reichl
Read by Ruth Reichl

Penguin Audio 9780143144816
1.57 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781101050965

Bestselling author Ruth Reichl examines her mother's life-and gives voice to the unarticulated truths of a generation of exceptional women  A former New York Times restaurant critic, editor in chief of Gourmet, and the author of three bestselling memoirs, Ruth Reichl is a beloved cultural figure in the food world and beyond. Not Becoming My Mother is her openhearted investigation of the life of a woman she realizes she never really knew-her mother. Through letters and diaries-and a new afterword relating the wisdom she's gained after sharing her story-Reichl confronts the transition her mother made from a hopeful young woman to an increasingly unhappy older one and recognizes the huge sacrifices made to ensure that her daughter's life would not be as disappointing as her own. Please note: This title was changed to For You Mom, Finally for the Penguin paperback edition. 

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A New York Times bestseller

Selected for the May 2009 Indie Next List

Bestselling author Ruth Reichl examines her mother's life-and gives voice to the unarticulated truths of a generation of exceptional women  A former New York Times restaurant critic, editor in chief of Gourmet, and the author of three bestselling memoirs, Ruth Reichl is a beloved cultural figure in the food world and beyond. Not Becoming My Mother is her openhearted investigation of the life of a woman she realizes she never really knew-her mother. Through letters and diaries-and a new afterword relating the wisdom she's gained after sharing her story-Reichl confronts the transition her mother made from a hopeful young woman to an increasingly unhappy older one and recognizes the huge sacrifices made to ensure that her daughter's life would not be as disappointing as her own. Please note: This title was changed to For You Mom, Finally for the Penguin paperback edition. 

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Author Bio: Ruth Reichl

Author Bio: Ruth Reichl

Ruth Reichl is the bestselling author of the memoirs Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples and the novel Delicious! She was editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine for ten years. She lives in New York City with her husband, son, and two cats.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 1.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English