9780143117346

For You, Mom. Finally.

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780143117346

  • ISBN10:

    0143117343

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/6/2010
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $14.00 Save up to $13.00
  • Rent Book $5.60
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Bestselling author Ruth Reichl examines her mother's life-and gives voice to the unarticulated truths of a generation of exceptional women

A former New York Times restaurant critic, editor in chief of Gourmet, and the author of three bestselling memoirs, Ruth Reichl is a beloved cultural figure in the food world and beyond. For You, Mom. Finally. is her openhearted investigation of the life of a woman she realizes she never really knew-her mother.

Through letters and diaries-and a new afterword relating the wisdom she's gained after sharing her story-Reichl confronts the transition her mother made from a hopeful young woman to an increasingly unhappy older one and recognizes the huge sacrifices made to ensure that her daughter's life would not be as disappointing as her own.

Author Biography

Ruth Reichl is the author of Comfort Me with Apples, Tender at the Bone, and Garlic and Sapphires. She has been the restaurant critic at The New York Times and the food editor and restaurant critic at the Los Angeles Times. She lives in New York City.

Rewards Program

Customer Reviews

Everyone should read this. May 22, 2011
by
Everyone should read this textbook and think of their parents. By including her own reactions and memories Ruth evoked by reading her mother's notes, she ensured that this textbook is truly memoir, and not simply a biography of her mother. Beautifully written, easy read. Well worth it.
Flag Review
Please provide a brief explanation for why you are flagging this review:
Submit
Your submission has been received. We will inspect this review as soon as possible. Thank you for your input!
For You, Mom. Finally.: 4 out of 5 stars based on 1 user reviews.

Write a Review