Dear Mother is written as the memories of the author. By recounting the unusual happenings of his early years we find ourselves laughing at the behavior of this young man and wonder how did he live through it? Then strangely enough, readers see themselves in many similar situations. Dear Mother is completely fact as outrageous as it may seem. This book will make you laugh out loud and in the next chapter you will find your eyes watering. Dear Mother is the type of book that you do not have to think about while you are reading it. Just sit back and enjoy the author's style of telling his life story.
The first collection of poetry from Bunmi Laditan, bestselling author of Confessions of a Domestic Failure and creator of The Honest Toddler, capturing the honesty, rawness, sheer joy and total madness of motherhood. With the compassion and wit that have made her a social media sensation among mothers around the world, Bunmi Laditan puts into evocative and relatable words what so many of us feel but can’t quite express. For mothers who love their children with a fiery fierceness but know what it is to feel crushed at the end of those long days, Dear Mother is like a warm hug that says, “I get it.”
DEAR MOTHER is the true story of Felix. Born into a world of abusive expectations, he soon became a victim of hate and violence, but it was the person he trusted the most who destroyed him the worst ... Part of the sale price is donated to children in need. This short story isn't based on fiction, but on sadly true events. Felix was and is real, as all the abused and mistreated children are, whose stories also found their way into this book - a letter Felix began to write to a woman he later only called 'his producer' ... In this short story you find the fates of more than 24 victims and their friends and families. The author worked together with them and tells not only 24 different fates combined as one, but even more since out there live so many victims who are unseen yet.
Stormy Boastful, and Tender Letters By Distinguished Sons--From Dostoevsky to Elvis
Author: Karen Elizabeth Gordon,Holly Johnson
Pubpsher: Algonquin Books
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This fascinating collection of letters between sons and mothers offers an intimate and unexpected glimpse into the mind and heart of the artist. Here are letters by over fifty writers, painters, and musicians, from boyhood to manhood--including Elvis Presley, Ezra Pound, E. B. White, Paul Cezanne, Henry James, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Richard Wagner, Victor Hugo, Jean Cocteau, Tennessee WIlliams, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The five sons of Dorothy Daniels - Frank, a notorious gunman; Hugh, an attorney; Urban, a drifter who works odd jobs; Virgil, a sober and serious rancher; and the youngest, Casey - reunite in their hometown of Blue Springs Creek, Missouri, for their mother's funeral, after she is murdered. The townspeople are shocked, and an eyewitness claims it was the outlaw leader Henry Lowe and the Murdock Gang who were responsible. When the brothers become disillusioned with the local law and their lack of pursuit, they decide to track down the gang themselves and get their vengeance. On the trail of the murderous outlaws, the brothers start to find some of the brotherly love they had lost since they were kids. The trail is filled with danger, duels and death. The brothers will risk everything to get justice for their mother - especially Frank, the toughest and most ruthless of Dorothy's sons.