Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Mothers in Books: Non-fiction

Being a mother is hard, but it is even harder without money or food and an alcoholic husband.
An eye-opening exploration of the differences in Eastern and Western mothering.

A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother
Barack Obama has written extensively about his father but credited his mother for "what is best in me" but little is known about this woman.

Joan Crawford: The Last Word
This biography is her response to her adopted daughter's biography, Mommie Dearest.

Peace mom : a mother's journey through heartache to activism
Cindy Sheehan's son died in while serving in Iraq.  This book of her journey into activism as a way to cope with the death of her son.

Cleopatra : a life

Although she is not famous for being a mother, her role as a mother secured her power of her kingdom. 

Times to Remember
Rose Kennedy raised some of the most influential players in American politics.

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