Missing Mom: A Novel
Last time you see someone and you don't
This is my story of missing my mother. One
From Joyce Carol Oates comes this candid, intimate, engaging, and personal new novel.
Nikki Eaton, single, thirty-one, sexually liberated, and economically self-supporting, has never particularly thought of herself as a daughter. Yet, following the unexpected loss of her mother, she undergoes a remarkable transformation during a tumultuous year that brings stunning horror, sorrow, illumination, wisdom, and even—from an unexpected source—a nurturing love.
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Review: Missing MomUser Review - Diana - Goodreads
JCO is a wonderful writer---I so enjoy her gritty style. This is the sad story of a young woman who loses her loving mother--and how that young woman is then set adrift in the aftermath of that tragic event to figure out her life and her place in the world. Read full review
Review: Missing MomUser Review - Richard - Goodreads
A well-written, compelling story about family and how little we might actually know them, and conversely, how little they may know us. She may be "missing mom", but the young woman gets to know her ... Read full review