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For You Mom, Finally

ISBN-10: 0143117343

ISBN-13: 9780143117346

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ruth Reichl

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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 Timesrestaurant 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. For You, Mom. Finally. 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.
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Ruth Reichl is editor in chief of Gourmet magazine and was previously the restaurant critic for The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.