It Was Her New York: True Stories & Snapshots (Paperback)

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It Was Her New York: True Stories & Snapshots (Paperback)

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True stories and accidental snapshots about undying love, old lesbians, dementia, mothers & daughters, and a disappearing city.


In this engaging new collection of personal essays and full-color photographs, Moed tells true stories of caring for her mother Florence, a broke, Julliard-trained pianist who stumbles into dementia on the Lower East Side. This funny, poignant memoir asks questions both familiar and touching: "What happened to the neighborhood?" and "What happened to my mom?"


It Was Her New York is for anyone who has ever experienced the aging of a parent, the gentrification of a neighborhood, or the unexpected discovery of stifled love and hidden sexuality.

Product Details ISBN: 9781578691654
ISBN-10: 1578691656
Publisher: Rootstock Publishing
Publication Date: February 29th, 2024
Pages: 184
Language: English