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The Mistress"s Daughter

A Memoir

by A. M. Homes

  • 178 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Viking Adult .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Adoption,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Adopted children,
  • Biography,
  • Birthmothers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7641453M
    ISBN 100670038385
    ISBN 109780670038381

      The Mistress's Daughter (Book): Homes, A. M.: The acclaimed writer A. M. Homes was given up for adoption before she was born. Her biological mother was a twenty-two-year-old single woman who was having an affair with a much older married man with a family of his own. The Mistress's Daughter is the ruthlessly honest account of what happened when, .   In the spring of , Svetlana Alliluyeva, the only daughter and surviving child of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, defected to the United States, leaving behind two children. On the final leg of her journey west, from Switzerland to New York, a lawyer named Alan U. Schwartz accompanied her.

      A.M. Homes, in her memoir “The Mistress’s Daughter,” fearlessly gives away her mystery and much more. Known for her edgy novels and stories about people with pieces missing, she lets us know.   Buy The Mistress's Daughter: A Memoir by Homes, A. M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(86).

    The Mistress’s Daughter is the latest focus of The Barren Bi+ches Book Brigade. I always love it when a book draws me in, when it pulls me to return to it every night. A.M. Homes’ writing is so stark. No frills. It’s easy for me to put moving pictures to her narrative. The Mistress's Daughter (Book): Homes, A. M.: Penguin PutnamAn acclaimed novelist's riveting memoir about what it means to be adopted and how all of us construct our sense of self and family Before A.M. Homes was born, she was put up for adoption. Her birth mother was a twenty-two- year-old single woman who was having an affair with a much older married man .


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The Mistress's Daughter is the ruthlessly honest account of what happened when, thirty years later, her birth parents came looking for her. Homes relates how they initially made contact and what happened afterwards, and digs through the family history of both sets of her parents in a twenty-first-century electronic search for self/5().

The Mistress's Daughter is a memoir about the author and her search for identity. A.M. Homes was adopted at birth, and is caught by surprise when her birth mom contacts her years later.

Much of the book centers around the author's conflicting feelings about her identity and what it means to belong to a family/5. The Mistress's Daughter: A Memoir Kindle Edition. Highlight, take notes, and search in the book.

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Books 'Mistress's Daughter' Tells of Unfulfilled Promises Ap • Adopted as a newborn, A.M. Homes discovered the truth of her origins when she was. Homes is the author of the memoir The Mistress’s Daughter and the novels This Book Will Save Your Life, Music for Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, and Jack, as well as the story More about A.

Homes. Book Summary. Before A.M. Homes was born, she was put up for adoption. Her birth mother was a twenty-two- year-old single woman who was having an affair with a much older married man with children of his own.

The Mistress’s Daughter is the story of what happened when, thirty years later, her birth parents came looking for her. About the Book The Mistress's Daughter. by A.M. Homes. In her critically acclaimed novels and short stories, A.M. Homes has proved herself as one of this generation’s most fearless authors.

Now, in her latest work, The Mistress’s Daughter, Homes moves from fiction to fact, shifting the focus to her own life and the families—biological and.

Adopted as a newborn, novelist Homes (This Book Will Save Your Life,etc.) finally meets her biological author embarked on this journey of self-discovery after being contacted by her biological mother, who gave birth to Homes as a result of an affair with her married employer at a Washington, D.C., dress shop.

The Author. Homes is the author of the novels,This Book Will Save Your Life, Music for Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers and Jack, and three collections of short stories, Days of Awe, Things You Should Know and The Safety of Objects and the highly acclaimed memoir, The Mistress’s Daughter, as well as the travel memoir, Los Angeles:.

The Mistress's Daughter: A Memoir by AM Homes pp, Granta, £ This is a story about "the chemical necklace of DNA that wraps around the neck sometimes like a beautiful ornament - our Author: Blake Morrison.

These trends converge with considerable power in A.M. Homes's frank and moving new memoir, THE MISTRESS'S DAUGHTER. Recognized as a keen-eyed observer of contemporary society in her fiction (THE SAFETY OF OBJECTS, THIS BOOK WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE), Homes shifts her vision inward with equal acuity in this work.

These trends converge with considerable power in A.M. Homes's frank and moving new memoir, THE MISTRESS'S DAUGHTER. Recognized as a keen-eyed observer of contemporary society in her fiction (THE SAFETY OF OBJECTS, THIS BOOK WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE), Homes shifts her vision inward with equal acuity in this work/5(6).

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The Mistress's Daughter is the ruthlessly honest account of what happened when, thirty years later, her birth parents came looking for her. Homes relates how they initially made contact and what happened afterwards, and digs through the family history of both sets of her parents in a twenty-first-century electronic search for self/5(27).

THE MISTRESS’S DAUGHTER is the riveting story of what happened when, thirty years later, her birth parents came looking for her. Homes relates how her birth parents initially made contact and what happened afterward (including a harrowing account of her birth mother stalking her and appearing unannounced at a reading).

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Mistress's Daughter. A woman is contacted by her birth mother and struggles to accept truths about her past. Writer A.M. Homes is thirty-one years old when she is contacted by her birth mother, Ellen Ballman.

The Mistress's Daughter. As part of the process of discovering herself, Homes pursues genealogical research, uncovering her family tree and even having her DNA mapped. The Mistress's Daughter is the story of what happened when, 30 years later, her birth parents came looking for her. : The Mistress's Daughter: A Memoir () by Homes, A.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). The Mistress's Daughter. by AM Homes. Granta £, pp Part-way through this book, AM Homes meets her double in the person of the man who fathered and abandoned her after a casual affair Author: Hilary Spurling.

The Mistress's Daughter is the ruthlessly honest account of what happened when, thirty years later, her birth parents came looking for her. Homes relates how they initially made contact and what happened afterwards, and digs through the family history of both sets of her parents in a twenty-first-century electronic search for self.The acclaimed writer A.

M. Homes was given up for adoption before she was born. Her biological mother was a twenty-two-year-old single woman who was having an affair with a much older married man with a family of his own. The Mistress’s Daughter is the ruthlessly honest account of what happened when, thirty years later.

Inheritance is an audiobook about secrets - secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness; secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. It is the story of a woman's urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, a story that has been scrupulously hidden from her for more than 50 years, years she had spent writing brilliantly, and compulsively, on .