Not the Mother I Remember

A Memoir
Narrated by: Emily Beresford
Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
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When Amber discovers cardboard boxes containing a lifetime of her mother's journals and letters, she realizes she's been given a rare chance to unlock the enigma that had been her mother - but will her mother's writings reveal the woman she remembers, or someone else altogether? Not the Mother I Remember tells the story of a sensitive girl raised by an exceptional and unconventional woman during a time of social change, gradually exposing the true nature of their relationship and their extraordinary bonds.

©2013 Amber Lea Starfire (P)2018 Tantor

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Exposing One's Story

Not The Mother I Remember is one of the most authentic and revealing memoirs I have read in a long time. And it’s showcased in one of the most extraordinary, exciting, adventurous childhoods imaginable, a tumultuous ride into adulthood, and by the discovery of puzzle pieces that bridge the gaps and shed light on a complex mother-daughter relationship.
Within a year-long, round-the-world journey, an exploration of America by single-engine plane, and others exciting tales we come to know Jackie Carr and her daughter, Linda/Amber. But in there, amongst the adventures, are life lessons for us all.