Your openness and willingness to put it out there and expose the raw hurt will be of help to anyone who is lucky enough to find your book. This is powerful stuff, richly layered, emotional without being manipulative, insightful without being indulgent. I loved it.
Myers does what a good memoirist always does. She reveals a great deal about herself and, at the same time, helps us to understand more about our own lives. In this gut-wrenching, poetic memoir, Linda Joy Myers explores three generations of maternal abandonment in her family—and movingly explores her own quest to break the chain. I loved the book. Her memoir will inspire readers with the courage to record their own inner journeys.
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USD Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Overview This compassionate and gripping memoir tells the story of three generations of daughters who, though determined to be different from their absent mothers, ultimately follow in their footsteps. Table of Contents Contents Preface. Show More. Average Review.
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Learn how she transcends the prison of childhood to discover light in the darkness of strife, abuse, and undiagnosed mental illness. Don't Call Me Mother was originally published in This revised edition includes a new introduction and afterword, with new insights about memoir writing. It's an inspiring chronicle of perseverance, healing, and the transformative power of forgiveness.
Don't Call Me Mother: A Daughter's Journey From Abandonment To Forgiveness
Without a guide to help her develop into a woman, Myers is forced into a vulnerable, innovative search for dignity and survival that is at the heart of every hero's tale. This must-read memoir brings her raw dark secrets to life.
I couldn't tear myself away. For anyone yearning for self-discovery, Don't Call Me Mother serves as a compelling guide on a journey to wholeness. I loved the book.
Poignant, visceral, and triumphant, this new section left me shaken and stunned with its raw beauty. As a reader, I felt I was witnessing transformation.
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