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

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

Ruth Reichl

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.

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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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.

Language:

English

Length:

1h 34m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:40


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:39


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:06


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:20


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:50


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:54


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:10


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:31


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:58


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:03


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:11


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:05