Of Time and Memory: A Mother's Story

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Ballantine Books, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 287 pages
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A son describes his efforts to re-create the life of his mother, who had died when he was an infant, nearly fifty years after her death, drawing on the memories of his ailing father and interviews with his mother's teachers, childhood friends, bridesmaids, and others. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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Marvelous book. Wonderful story and wonderfully written. the author's mother died when he and his twin brother were 16 days old. She was 19 and his father 24. The father was so griefstricken that he ... Read full review

Of time and memory: a mother's story

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This memoir, which reads like an intriguing love story, details one man's attempt to find out about the woman who died 16 days after giving birth to him and his twin brother in August 1950. As a five ... Read full review

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"Of Time and Memory reads like a mystery story and it is that suspense, coupled with Snyder's honest prose, that is most engaging."
--The New York Times Book Review

"A COMPELLING MEMOIR . . . WISE AND COMPASSIONATE."
--Biography Magazine

"EXTRAORDINARILY GRIPPING."
--Miami Herald

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