The Memory Palace

Author: Bartók, Mira; Publisher: Free Press


Beautifully wrought memoir chronicles the 17-year estrangement of the author and her homeless, schizophrenic mother and the painful reunion that brings them together.




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Notable Books for Adults

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2012 - Selection(s)