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Title:
The seasons of my mother : a memoir of love, family, and flowers
ISBN:
9781501135705
Edition:
1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
Physical Description:
325 pages ; 22 cm
Contents:
My mother is a brightly ribboned maypole -- My mother is a crescent moon -- My mother holds me like Mary holds Jesus -- My mother flies with Superwoman -- My mother is an orange hibiscus in a brown coffee cup -- My mother is a silver-wrapped piece of Wriggley's Spearmint chewing gum -- My mother is an Easter Bunny in a white confectioner's egg -- My mother is a chrysanthemum firework exploding in the sky -- My mother is a bottle of extra virgin olive oil -- My mother is a driftwood ballerina -- My mother is a star navigator -- My mother is the Sugar Plum Fairy.
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Summary:
An uplifting memoir by the revered actress traces the story of her childhood and career while using the imagery of flowers and the art of Ikebana as metaphors to represent the unique creative bond she shares with her mother, who now suffers from Alzheimer's disease.
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