For you Mom, finally

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Bestselling author Ruth Reichl examines her mother's life-and gives voice to the unarticulated truths of a generation of exceptional womenA 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.
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display_description Chronicles the mother-daughter relationship of culinary author Ruth Reichl, now editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine, and her late mother, Miriam. Miriam Brudno, who bowed to societal and familial pressure to become a wife and a mother over pursuing a fulfilling career, cheered her daughter on and pointed out that Ruth had an obligation, both to herself and to her mother, to use her life well.
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subject_facet Cleveland (Ohio) -- Biography, Intellectuals -- Biography, Mothers and daughters, Women food writers -- United States -- Biography
table_of_contents The Mim tales -- What girls can do -- Finding Mr. Right -- Idle aptitudes -- Chaos -- What we are made for -- Dear Dr. Portnoy -- Rainbows -- Tsunami of pain -- Grateful -- Gifts.
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