What My Mother Gave Me

Thirty-One Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most

by Elizabeth Benedict

What My Mother Gave Me

Paperback, 289 pages, Workman Pub Co, List Price: $15.95 | purchase

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What My Mother Gave Me
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Thirty-One Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most
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Elizabeth Benedict

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A collection of essays in which daughters remember their relationships with their mothers and the complicated bonds they shared with them, symbolized by gifts or memories of emotional encounters.

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1 week on NPR Paperback Nonfiction Bestseller List

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Editor Elizabeth Benedict received this embroidered, black wool scarf from her mother. It was the last gift she got from her mom before she died. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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