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Title: MEMOIRS OF A NOT SO DUTIFUL DAUGHTER
By: Jenni Murray
Format: Electronic book text

List price: £8.99


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ISBN 10: 1407040049
ISBN 13: 9781407040042
Publisher: TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS LTD
Pub. date: 21 November, 2008
Pages: 336
Description: Instead of becoming the traditional housewife her mother expected, broadcaster Jenni Murray opted to forge her own path. How could two women be so full of love for each other, and yet so full of hate? Jenni wrote her memoir as her mother lay dying, and she herself was being treated for breast cancer. This will speak to every mother and daughter.
Synopsis: The only child of an electrical engineer and a mother who resented the fact that she'd never been to university, the broadcaster Jenni Murray grew up in a traditional household in the 1950s. But instead of becoming the conventional housewife her mother expected her to be, Jenni opted to forge her own path in both her career and her personal life.The resulting tensions have lasted as long as she can remember. How, she has often wondered, could two women be so close, so full of love for each other, and at the same time so full of hate that they broke each other's hearts?And so Jenni began her remarkable memoir - and continued to write throughout 2006 as her mother lay dying, and Jenni struggled to care for her and her beloved father while herself being treated for breast cancer. Filled with love and laughter, frustration and heartbreak, and with the courage 'to keep on keeping on' even in the darkest days, it will speak to every mother and daughter, dutiful or not.
Illustrations: 8pp
Publication: UK
Imprint: Transworld Digital
Returns: Non-returnable
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