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What I want to say to you is that sometimes life catches you by surprise and you feel unequipped to handle what it brings you, but every bit of life you've lived before that moment equips you to live through it. That's what I would give to you. -Fanni Victoria Green-Lemons, in conversation with her daughter, Danyealah Green-Lemons

In Mom, Dave Isay-StoryCorps's founder and the editor of the project's bestselling collection, Listening Is an Act of Love-presents a celebration of American mothers. Featuring StoryCorps's most revelatory stories on the subject, Mom looks across a diversity of experience to present an entirely original portrait of motherhood.

Through conversations between parents and children, husbands and wives, siblings and friends, the life of the American mother unfolds. In stories that take us from the woods of New Hampshire to urban Detroit and beyond, we meet mothers and children from all walks of life-an immigrant mother instilling in her children the importance of education, adult children caring for an elderly parent, a woman remembering the sound of her mother's laugh, and mothers and children of all ages learning to grow into new roles over time. Visiting families in moments of profound joy and sadness, courage and despair, struggle and triumph, we learn new truths about that most primal and sacred of bonds-the relationship between mother and child.

With this vital contribution to the American storybook, StoryCorps has created a tribute to mothers that honors the wealth of our national experience. An appreciation of the wisdom and generosity passed between mothers and children, this generation to the next, Mom offers powerful lessons in the meaning of family and the expansiveness of the human heart.

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Isay--StoryCorp's founder and the editor of the project's bestselling collection, "Listening Is an Act of Love"--presents a celebration of American mothers. "Mom" offers powerful lessons in the meaning of family and the expansiveness of the human heart.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781410432162
Publisher:
Thorndike Press
Subject:
Interviews -- United States.
Author:
Isay, Dave
Subject:
Mothers -- United States.
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Storytelling
Subject:
Parenting - Motherhood
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Edition Description:
Large Print
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Mothering
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Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from Storycorps (Thorndike Nonfiction)
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