Lies my mother never told me

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Publisher:
William Morrow,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
Language:
English
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In her riveting memoir Lies My Mother Never Told Me, Kaylie Jones—the daughter of author James Jones (From Here to Eternity) and an acclaimed author in her own right (A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries; Celeste Ascending; As Soon As It Rains)—tells the poignant story of her relationship with her famous father and her alcoholic mother, and of her own struggles with the disease. A true story of privilege, loss, self-discovery, and redemption, Lies My Mother Never Told Me is Jones’s unforgettable account of a not-quite-fairy-tale childhood and adulthood defined by two constants: literature and alcohol.

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9780061778704
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subject_facet Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Jones, James, -- 1921-1977 -- Family, Jones, Kaylie, -- 1960-, Jones, Kaylie, -- 1960- -- Family, Mothers and daughters -- United States -- Biography
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title_short Lies my mother never told me