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Now My Heart is Full: A Memoir

A deeply affecting memoir of motherhood and daughterhood, and how we talk about both, from popular writer Laura JuneLaura Junes daughter, Zelda, was only a few moments old when she held her for the first time, looked into her eyes, and thought, I wish my mother were here. It wasnt a thought she was used to having. Laura was in second grade when she realized her mother was an alcoholic. As the years went by, she spiraled deeper, becoming borderline abusive, and by the time of her death a few years before Zeldas birth, the two had drifted apart entirely. In Now My Heart Is Full, Laura June explores how raising her daughter forced her to come to terms with her own mothers tragic legacy and recognize the connective tissue that binds together the three generations of women. She also confronts the complicated place that womens drinking often occupies and interrogates the culture of drinking that surrounds our ideas of motherhood, reflecting on her own decision not to drink.In beautiful and i...

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ISBN : 9780143130918
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 272 pages
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