27 Writers Reveal the Hidden Pleasures and Perils of Being a Grandmotherby Barbara Graham
In Eye of My Heart, twenty-seven smart, gutsy writers explode myths and stereotypes and tell the whole crazy, complicated truth about being a grandmother in today's world. Among the contributors:
In this groundbreaking collection, you will encounter the real stories that usually go untold. Free of platitudes and clichés, the essays in Eye of My Heart are linked by a common thread: a love for grandchildren that knows no bounds, despite inescapable obstacles and limitations.
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"In illuminating, unsentimental essays, 27 writers offer up insights on the tricky art of grandmothering." - People
"Insightful and candid, sometimes painfully so... Women who have achieved grandmotherly status will appreciate this engaging, honest volume of essays by 26 writers who articulate shared emotions about their grandchildren." - Publishers Weekly
"So many different perspectives and vantage points are woven seamlessly that no matter what their personal relationship to the word 'grandmother' is, readers will find much to make them laugh out loudand also to break their hearts'" - Christian Science Monitor
"Spry and unsentimental. ... Truth telling with dollops of love." - O Magazine
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Barbara Graham is an essayist, playwright, and author who has written for Time; O, The Oprah Magazine; Glamour; More; National Geographic Traveler; and Vogue. She is a columnist for Grandparents.com and has two granddaughters
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