Remind Me Who I Am, Again
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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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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