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The Resource White dresses : a memoir of love and secrets, mothers and daughters, Mary Pflum Peterson

White dresses : a memoir of love and secrets, mothers and daughters, Mary Pflum Peterson

Label
White dresses : a memoir of love and secrets, mothers and daughters
Title
White dresses
Title remainder
a memoir of love and secrets, mothers and daughters
Statement of responsibility
Mary Pflum Peterson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Television producer Mary Pflum Peterson's memoir of three generations of women and the white dresses that adorned them. Peterson describes her chaotic childood and battle to rescue her mother from compulsive hoarding. Through the white dresses, pivotal events in their lives are celebrated, even as Mary tries in vain to save Anne from herself. Unflinchingly honest, insightful, and compelling, White Dresses is a beautiful, powerful story—and a reminder of the unbreakable bonds between mothers and daughters
Summary
"In this riveting, poignant memoir of three generations of women and the white dresses that adorned them--television producer Mary Pflum Peterson recounts a journey through loss and redemption, and her battle to rescue her mother, a former nun, from compulsive hoarding" --
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10446074
Cataloging source
LKR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peterson, Mary Pflum
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Mothers
  • Home
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a memoir of love and secrets, mothers and daughters
Label
White dresses : a memoir of love and secrets, mothers and daughters, Mary Pflum Peterson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
My mother's baptism, September 1935 -- First communion at St. Marys, 1943 -- White dress, white house, June, 1953 -- Bride of Christ, August 12, 1958 -- Bride of Dale, November 30, 1968 -- My first white dress, November, 1972 -- A first communion in Beaver Dam, May 4, 1980 -- Daisy Buchanan graduates, June 1990 -- LWA (Little White Suit), June 1999 -- The bride wore white, May 28, 2005 -- Vera Wang nightshirt, December 15, 2010 -- A new beginning, May 2012 -- Afterword, June 2014
Control code
20423359
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780062386977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(SKY)sky277975795
Label
White dresses : a memoir of love and secrets, mothers and daughters, Mary Pflum Peterson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
My mother's baptism, September 1935 -- First communion at St. Marys, 1943 -- White dress, white house, June, 1953 -- Bride of Christ, August 12, 1958 -- Bride of Dale, November 30, 1968 -- My first white dress, November, 1972 -- A first communion in Beaver Dam, May 4, 1980 -- Daisy Buchanan graduates, June 1990 -- LWA (Little White Suit), June 1999 -- The bride wore white, May 28, 2005 -- Vera Wang nightshirt, December 15, 2010 -- A new beginning, May 2012 -- Afterword, June 2014
Control code
20423359
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780062386977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(SKY)sky277975795

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