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Daurghter of the Queen of Sheba

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This memoir of a daughter's struggles to deal with a troubled mother describes the relationship between Jacki Lyden, a foreign correspondent for National Public Radio, and her manic depressive mother. As a child, Jacki would return home from grade school to find her mother wrapped in a toga of bedsheets, with eyeliner hieroglyphics drawn on her arms and a tiara on her head, convinced she was Marie Antoinette or the Queen of Sheba; in real life, she was trapped in a destructive marriage. Jacki eventually set out on her own journeys, soaring to great heights as a journalist. This moving story is a testimony to devotion and love between a mother and daughter.

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ISBN: 9780395765319
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Language: English
Page Count: 257
Size: 8.63" l x 5.85" w x 1.05"
Series: N/A