Missing Mother

Missing Mother

A Heartbreaking Story of Loss, Family Secrets, and A Daughter's Search for Her Mother

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When young Barbara Bracht's mother disappears from her life (no one tells her that she has died), she is left a confused child whose blue-collar father is intent upon erasing any memory of his dead wife. Forced to keep the secret of her mother's existence from her brother, Bracht struggles to keep from being crushed under the weight of family secrets as she comes of age and strives to educate herself despite her father's stance against women's education a journey that culminates in a visit to her mother's grave nearly twenty years after her death.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Collins, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2016.
ISBN: 9781443454728
Branch Call Number: 813 DONSK
Characteristics: 320 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

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Sep 09, 2017

A sad story about a child's longing for her birth mother who died when she was very young and no one talked about her. Her father remarried. She was not abused but was never told she was loved or that she was pretty . A bit slow at times.

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