Fierce Attachments: A Memoir

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The author recounts her childhood experiences living in a tenement, looks at her relationship with her mother, and describes the lives of women bound to husbands they didn't love
 

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This aptly-titled memoir for three (one, her father, exits without leaving much of an impression other than vacancy) details the constricted life of writer Gornick and her mother, widowed early ... Read full review

Great memoir

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Wish I had sprung for the hardback edition. Read full review

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