Wishing for Snow: A Memoir (Paperback)

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Inthe tradition of Jeanette Walls' TheGlass Castle and Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants, novelist Minrose Gwin offers a beautifullycrafted memoir of rediscovering her mother, the mentally ill poet Erin Taylor, after a life of growing up with her in the South. In an intimate, surprising, emotional, and ultimately uplifting journey into her mother's past, Gwin, the critically acclaimed author of The Queen ofPalmyra, offers both a daughter'ssoulful elegy to the mother who raised her, and a powerful tribute from onestrong female writer to another--the Erin Taylor that Minrosenever knew.
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ISBN: 9780062046345
ISBN-10: 0062046349
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: June 21st, 2011
Pages: 232
Language: English