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Learning Burney A Map Of My Mother And Me (Paperback)

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"Mother. Some get the warm curve of the 'mo, some get the pointy end of the er'. I got the whole word..."

Learning Burney is a series of stories in essay form that focus on the relationship of a daughter and her mother. The book examines the similarities and contrasts, the generational differences, the wounds and the gifts that emerge in a narrative that is hilarious, hair-raising and deeply moving. Some of the explored themes are:

Christian Faith

Identity

Alcoholism Recovery

Body Image

Culture

Family

In reference to climbing the family tree in its fullness the author writes:

"I began to close the emotional distance, feeling grateful for each branch that shaped me-and shapes me still."



Product Details
ISBN: 9781087936413
ISBN-10: 1087936411
Publisher: Ashley Cleveland
Publication Date: December 1st, 2021
Pages: 216
Language: English