Not Becoming My Mother
And Other Things She Taught Me Along the WayBook - 2009
Chronicles the mother-daughter relationship of culinary author Ruth Reichl, now editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine, and her late mother, Miriam. Miriam Brudno, who bowed to societal and familial pressure to become a wife and a mother over pursuing a fulfilling career, cheered her daughter on and pointed out that Ruth had an obligation, both to herself and to her mother, to use her life well.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009
Characteristics: 112 p. ; 19 cm