The memoir chronicles a mother’s transformational change as she advocates for her child through chronic illness.
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REVIEW: Sinkhole: A Legacy of Suicide by Juliet Patterson
The memoir examines a generational legacy of suicide, its impact on those left behind, and society’s attitudes about those who end their lives.
REVIEW: Stash: My Life in Hiding by Laura Cathcart Robbins
Written with honesty and grit, the memoir overturns stereotypes about addiction and recovery.
REVIEW: Still Life at Eighty: The Next Interesting Thing by Abigail Thomas
A master memoirist mines ordinary life and spins it into prose revealing meaning in the passage of time.
REVIEW: The Memory of All That: A Love Story about Alzheimer’s by Mary MacCracken
The memoir thoughtfully explores the journey of caring for a spouse with Alzheimer’s disease and the struggle of caregiving.
REVIEW: Dragons in my Classroom: A Teacher’s Memoir by Barbara Kennard
The challenges of a teaching career in the United States and in England are explored in this richly detailed memoir.
REVIEW: The Preventorium: A Memoir by Susan Annah Currie
A long-forgotten American health crisis caused by tuberculosis is examined in a memoir of a childhood forever changed by the disease.
REVIEW: Plain: A Memoir of Mennonite Girlhood by Mary Alice Hostetter
The memoir of growing up gay in a conservative religious community is a story of quiet rebellion.
REVIEW: The River You Touch: Making a Life on Moving Water by Chris Dombrowski
The memoir is a moving meditation on the nature of man and land juxtaposed with the challenges of family and parenting.
REVIEW: Let Me Count the Ways: A Memoir by Tomás Q. Morín
The memoir offers a beautifully written account of family love and survival amid the challenges of addiction.