Motherland interviews with mothers and daughters by Ann McFerran

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Published by Virago in London .

Written in English

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  • Mothers and daughters -- Interviews.,
  • Motherhood.,
  • Working mothers.

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StatementAnn McFerran.
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22486751M
ISBN 101860495311

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Motherland' by Jo McMillan is a pretty unusual novel (more of a memoir), as it is based around the author's experience of growing up with a staunchly communist mother, who began a 'relationship' of sorts with Communist Germany (German Democratic Republic or GDR) when the Berlin Wall was in place and it was pretty unwise to do so.3/5.

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A story told in the first person of a 15 year old girl visiting with her relatives in India. The story depicts Maya's struggles with mixing Indian culture and American culture. Told in a very respectful and vivid manner this book gave me new understanding of Indian life/5(17).

Motherland is inspired by stories from the author's father and his German childhood, and letters between her grandparents that were hidden in an attic wall for fifty years. It is the author's attempt to reckon with the paradox of her father - a product of her grandparents' fiercely protective love and their status as Mitläufer, Germans who "went along" with Nazism, first reaping its benefits.

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A well-traveled writer contemplates the long, menacing shadow his mother has cast over his life. Jay, the narrator of this bile-infused family saga, is a little like Theroux (Deep South,etc.) himself, a late-middle-aged novelist and travel writer with Massachusetts is one of seven living children whose mother, as the story opens, has just been widowed.

Motherland is the culmination of a lifetime of reflection and a decade of research. It is an epic story of survival, adventure, and new life.

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The book opens with a definition of the word “mother.”Brand: Random House Publishing Group. “This is a book based, obviously, on my life and elements of my family,” he says. “Some of it might be stranger than fiction. But, actually, it is a novel. I have to insist that it’s fiction.

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Beautifully written, infused with humor, sorrow, and hard-won clarity, this memoir is a triumph of writerly and daughterly empathy.Talented actress Jill Morrison chatted with us about her roles in projects like To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, Motherland: Fort Salem, and more! Jill Morrison is an accomplished actress.

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