Hidden Lives A Family Memoir

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Margaret Forster's grandmother died in 1936, taking many secrets to her grave. Where had she spent the first 23 years of her life? Who was the woman in black who paid her a mysterious visit shortly before her death? How had she borne living so close to an illegitimate daughter without acknowledging her? The search for answers took Margaret on a journey into her family’s past, examining not only he...

Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Penguin UK (May 1, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780140239829
ISBN-13: 978-0140239829
ASIN: 0140239820
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.9 x 7.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 2093020
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Excellent, the first part of the book seemed a bit forced, but once the author began speaking in her own voice it really took off. I felt the authors life somewhat paralleled my mother's life as they are of the same generation. I gave my mom a copy ...



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er's life, but also her mother’s and her own. The result is both a moving, evocative memoir and a fascinating commentary on how women’s lives have changed over the past century.