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Hope Edelman has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a master's degree in creative nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Motherless Daughters and its companion volume, Letters from Motherless Daughters. She lives in Topanga Canyon, California, with her husband and their two daughters.
Thank you Hope, for helping me become a better mother!
"Motherless Mothers" is a beautifully written, insightful book for all women who have lost mothers, and struggle with the uncertainties of rearing their own children.
I felt like I had someone right with me that completely understood every feeling I had, and even pointed out some that I couldn't put into words.
I lost my mother when I was 39, 10 months before becoming pregnant with my first child. Although this book deals with more EARLY mother-loss, I still am finding it comforting to... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Jeanne M Goddard
Lost my mother to breast cancer and two years later I found myself pregnant with my first baby - due soon. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tara Molnar
I just lost my mother and have an 8 year old boy. I hoped this will help me deal with my loss so I can help him work it out, as he is very grieved and was attached to my mother... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jasenka
I really loved Hope's Motherless Daughters. She put in words thoughts I have had ever since my Mom passed when I was a 14 leaving a 15 yo son and a 4 yo daughter and myself. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Izzy
This book was the last bit I needed before my baby was born. It includes chapters for everyone, from the individual who lost her mother at a very early age, to the one who lost her... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mzchordz