Remind Me Who I Am, Again

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Granta Books, Jan 6, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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At the beginning of the 1990s, Linda Grant’s mother, Rose, was diagnosed with Dementia. In Remind Me Who I Am, Again Linda Grant tells the story of Rose’s illness and tries to reconstruct the history of their Jewish immigrant family, stalking them from Russia and Poland to New York and London. Writing with humour and great tenderness, Grant explores profound questions about memory, autonomy and identity, and asks if we can ever really know our parents.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

British journalist and novelist Grant (Sexing the Millennium, 1994) fashions a stylish, poignant memoir of her mother's losing battle with an insidious form of dementia.Grant divides her text into 27 ... Read full review

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This memoir focuses on Linda Grant's mother's decline into dementia; it also covers her complicated relationship with her mother, and the generations represented by her mother - within the Grant ... Read full review

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Linda Grant was born in Liverpool on 15 February 1951, the child of Russian and Polish Jewish immigrants. She is the author of several works of non-fiction and four novels, including When I Lived in Modern Times (Granta) which won the 2000 Orange Prize for fiction. She lives in North London.

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