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Not becoming my mother : and other things she taught me along the way

Author: Ruth Reichl
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the mother-daughter relationship of culinary author Ruth Reichl, now editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine, and her late mother, Miriam. Miriam Brudno, who bowed to societal and familial pressure to become a wife and a mother over pursuing a fulfilling career, cheered her daughter on and pointed out that Ruth had an obligation, both to herself and to her mother, to use her life well.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ruth Reichl; Miriam B Reichl; Miriam B Reichl; Ruth Reichl; Ruth Reichl; Miriam Reichl
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Reichl
ISBN: 9781594202162 1594202168
OCLC Number: 276819185
Description: 112 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The Mim tales --
What girls can do --
Finding Mr. Right --
Idle aptitudes --
Chaos --
What we are made for --
Dear Dr. Portnoy --
Rainbows --
Tsunami of pain --
Grateful --
Gifts.
Responsibility: Ruth Reichl.

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Chronicles the mother-daughter relationship of culinary author Ruth Reichl, now editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine, and her late mother, Miriam. Miriam Brudno, who bowed to societal and familial pressure to become a wife and a mother over pursuing a fulfilling career, cheered her daughter on and pointed out that Ruth had an obligation, both to herself and to her mother, to use her life well.

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Still touches home with alot of women

by TeaSuhn (WorldCat user published 2009-09-26) Good Permalink

  Though this book seems to tell of her mothers generation and how they had no real options, this book is just as relevant for the women of today , if not more so, considering the celebrity influences on girls and women to be the perfect everything.For me is shows the constant...
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