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by Kim Chernin

Author: Kim Chernin
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Language: English
Publisher: Trafalgar Square (February 7, 1985)
Pages: 320 pages
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.5
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Kim Chernin wrote "In My Mother's House: A Daughter's Story" in 1983; in this 1994 paperback release Chernin has written a new Foreword, and included many family photos.

Kim Chernin wrote "In My Mother's House: A Daughter's Story" in 1983; in this 1994 paperback release Chernin has written a new Foreword, and included many family photos. The original book was seven years in the making, and to some extent, was a collaborative effort between Chernin and her mother

In My Mother's House is more than a story about four generations of women; more than a documentation of communism, socialist idealism, and .

In My Mother's House is more than a story about four generations of women; more than a documentation of communism, socialist idealism, and its subsequent disillusionment; more than proof of the existence of women who have struggled to fight for what they believed in with bravery and persistence. More than any of this, In My Mother's House is about healing. The book begins with conflict: Rose Chernin asks her daughter, Kim, to write down the story of Rose's life as a communist organizer.

Poet Kim Chernin wrote the memoir "In My Mother's House" because her . Kim Chernin offers a heart-felt portrayal of matriarchial family history, using both her mother's unique voice and her own.

Poet Kim Chernin wrote the memoir "In My Mother's House" because her mother asked her to, and the book began with her mother's proposal. It took seven years for her to finish writing. It turns out the mother was never disillusioned while the daughter eventually was during her own visit to Moscow in the 1970s.

In My Mother’s House: A Daughter’s Story Ticknor & Fields, New York, 1983 newer paperback Virago, London, 1985. The Hunger Song (Poems) The Menard Press, London, 1982.

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The double narrative allows Kim to explore the evolving relationship between mother and daughter, who, through their storytelling, are brought to a profound understanding and reconciliation.

Kim Chernin's mother was a leftist firebrand, an American Marxist at mid-century, when it was dangerous to be one. Her father, a quiet man, was no less radical

Kim Chernin's mother was a leftist firebrand, an American Marxist at mid-century, when it was dangerous to be one. Her father, a quiet man, was no less radical.

We have this book because Kim Chernin longed to know her mother, ‘save’ an important life, and communicate her to. .

We have this book because Kim Chernin longed to know her mother, ‘save’ an important life, and communicate her to the next generation (as well as the rest of us.There are stories in this book that I will never forget. Read In My Mother’s House to know what it was like on the Left or as a teenage girl in the fifties, but read it more for its dazzling literary structure, its passionate intelligence, and its ferocious clarity.

In My Mother's House depicts a profound, intergenerational struggle between a powerful, politically engaged mother, Rose, and her spiritually inclined poet and writer daughter, Kim. Framing this collision are two other generations. There is Rose's mother from the shtetl, a broken woman regularly beaten by her husband but the source of the family's stories. The double narrative allows Kim to explore the evolving relationship between mother and daughter, who, through their storytelling, are brought to a profound understanding and reconciliation. Purdue University Press.

In My Mother's House: A Daughter's Story. Women, especially mothers, know in every moment who is waiting for them to get back home, to call in, to fetch them; this knowledge is what it means to be a woman. carousel previous carousel next. Therefore the fate of a girl, the future she’s definitely growing into, holds the certainty of restriction. But for a boy, as I have often observed, there is little danger of becoming a woman.