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Mother Daughter Me

Mother Daughter Me

288 pages; Random House
An ex–New York Times staffer chronicles what happens when her 77-year-old mother moves in with her and her teenage daughter, in this emotionally raw memoir examining the delicate, inevitable life shift from dependence to independence and back again.
— Katie Hafner