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Pieces of my mother: : a memoir, Melissa Cistaro, (ebook)

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Pieces of my mother: : a memoir
Title
Pieces of my mother:
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Cistaro
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Language
eng
Summary
This provocative, poignant memoir of a daughter whose mother left her behind by choice begs the question: Are we destined to make the same mistakes as our parents? One summer, Melissa Cistaro's mother drove off without explanation Devastated, Melissa and her brothers were left to pick up the pieces, always tormented by the thought: Why did their mother abandon them? Thirty-five years later, with children of her own, Melissa finds herself in Olympia, Washington, as her mother is dying. After decades of hiding her painful memories, she has just days to find out what happened that summer and confront the fear she could do the same to her kids. But Melissa never expects to stumble across a cache of letters her mother wrote to her but never sent, which could hold the answers she seeks. Haunting yet ultimately uplifting, Pieces of My Mother chronicles one woman's quest to discover what drives a mother to walk away from the children she loves. Alternating between Melissa's tumultuous coming-of-age and her mother's final days, this captivating memoir reveals how our parents' choices impact our own and how we can survive those to forge our own paths
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Midwest
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Cistaro, Melissa
Dewey number
306.874/3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Cistaro, Melissa
  • Cistaro, Melissa
  • Cistaro, Melissa
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Abandoned children
  • Absentee mothers
  • Mothers
  • Mothers
  • Olympia (Wash.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Pieces of my mother: : a memoir, Melissa Cistaro, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781492615392
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11547405
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remote
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11547405
System control number
MWT11547405
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Pieces of my mother: : a memoir, Melissa Cistaro, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781492615392
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11547405
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11547405
System control number
MWT11547405
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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