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Don't Call Me Mother

A Daughter's Journey from Abandonment to Forgiveness

Linda Joy Myers


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This compassionate and gripping memoir tells the story of three generations of daughters who, though determined to be different from their absent mothers, ultimately follow in their footsteps. Myers's new afterword continues the saga, allowing her to confront her family legacy and come full circle with her daughter and grandchildren.

She Writes Press, 9781938314025, 384pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2013

About the Author

Linda Joy Myers is founder and president of the National Association of Memoir Writers ( and co-president of the Women's National Book Association, San Francisco. A national memoir speaker and coach, she's;the author of The Power of Memoir--How to Write Your Healing Story and the prize-winning memoir, Don't Call Me Mother. Her new workbook, The Journey of Memoir: The Three Stages of Memoir Writing, will be released January 2013 through She Writes Press. She co-teaches the program Write your Memoir in Six Months with Brooke Warner, and offers teleseminars and workshops nationally. Visit her blog on how to write a successful memoir at