Missing Mother

Missing Mother

A Heartbreaking Story of Loss, Family Secrets, and A Daughter's Search for Her Mother

eBook - 2017
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"A triumphant story of a woman coming to terms with the loss of her mother and an inspiring, though haunting, testament to the endurance of the human spirit."--Kirkus ReviewsWhen young Barbara Bracht's mother suddenly vanishes from her life, no one tells her that her mother has died while giving birth to her younger brother, Eddie. Her father is intent upon erasing any memory of his dead wife, but Barbara continues to believe that her mother is missing until a cousin finally tells her the truth. As the years of deception unravel, the tough and sassy Barbara struggles to pursue her own dreams and make peace with a crushing family secret.Offering hope, Missing Mother is a captivating story that asks us to consider what parents owe their children, and how far a child will go to keep the memory of her mother alive.
Publisher: [New York, NY] :, Collins,, 2017
ISBN: 9781443454735
1443454737
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Sep 09, 2017

A sad story about a child's longing for her birth mother who died when she was very young and no one talked about her. Her father remarried. She was not abused but was never told she was loved or that she was pretty . A bit slow at times.

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