Glitter and Glue: A Memoir

Glitter and Glue: A Memoir

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From the author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond—sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine—between mothers and daughters.


When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as “Your father’s the glitter but I’m the glue.” This meant… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Any reader will discover in this book the importance found in those things that do, in fact, happen when you leave the house.

This is the ordinary brilliance of Kelly Corrigan, the irresistible cocktail of lyrical writing and solid, useful insight that has already rocketed "Glitter and Glue" to the No. 2 spot on the New York Times best-seller list; the everyday magic that makes her legions of devoted readers hope that it won't be her last.

Corrigan writes with warmth and delicate humor about what in another time might have been called women’s concerns — raising children, marriage, female friendships, grown-up relationships with parents — much as Anna Quindlen and Anne Lamott , two writers with whom she often shares a stage.

Book Details  

Publisher: Ballantine Books (February 04, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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