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Hope Edelman
Hope Edelman

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Hope Edelman is the author of five nonfiction books, including the bestsellers Motherless Daughters and Motherless Mothers. A graduate of the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program, she has published articles, essays, and reviews in numerous magazines and anthologies. She lives in Topanga, California, with her husband and two daughters.

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Mother of My Mother
The Intimate Bond Between Generations
Written by Hope Edelman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: April 11, 2000
Price: $12.95

Drawing from her own experience and the recollections of over seventy other granddaughters, Edelman explores the three-generation triangle from which women develop their female identities: the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship. With insightful personal testimony, she demonstrates the vital roles grandmothers have played in their granddaughters’ lives as a source of unconditional love, family... Read more >
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Mother of My Mother
The Intimate Bond Between Generations
Written by Hope Edelman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

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The Possibility of Everything
A Memoir
Written by Hope Edelman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $11.99

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The Possibility of Everything
A Memoir
Written by Hope Edelman


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $15.00

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In the autumn of 2000, Hope Edelman was a woman adrift, questioning her marriage, her profession, and her place in the larger world. Feeling vulnerable and isolated, she was primed for change. The Possibility of Everything is the story of the change that found her. A... Read more >
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