Mama dearest by E. Lynn Harris

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African American women singers -- Fiction,
  • African American actresses -- Fiction,
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementE. Lynn Harris.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A64438 M36 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination389 p. ;
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23935207M
ISBN 101439158908
ISBN 109781439158906
LC Control Number2009022866
OCLC/WorldCa317923467

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Jul 30,  · Based on Christina Crawford's scandalous tell-all memoir, Mommie Dearest paints a portrait of a Joan Crawford the public never knew. The film portrays Crawford as a wicked, abusive mother. Mommie Dearest Book Summary and Study Guide.

When the grown Christina begins a life of her own, her unstable mother attempts to overtake her marriage and her film career, keeping a strangehold on Christina's life until her death in Click here to see the rest of this review.

Mama Dearest () (posthumously released) In My Father's House () (posthumously released) Invisible Life. Harris' first novel, Invisible Life finished inwas a coming-of-age story dealing with then-taboo topics. Most important was that it openly questioned sexual identity and told the story of main character Raymond birminghamasphaltcontractor.com: June 20,Flint, Michigan.

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Editions for Mommie Dearest: (Unknown Binding published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ).

Mama Dearest by E. Lynn Harris is the final known book by the famous author, who recently passed away. Avid fans waited with anticipation and in many ways they are given what they want. Harris has brought back, uber-diva, Yancey/5().

Information about the book, Mama Dearest: the Fiction, Hardcover, by E. Lynn Harris (Gallery Books, Sep 22, ) #readingblack. Jun 05,  · The public Crawford was a strong-willed, glamorous object of admiration, but Mommie Dearest reveals the private Crawford, the woman desperate to be a mother.

Jun 25,  · Christina Crawford on life after Mommie Dearest: ‘My mother should have been in jail’ whose abuses, soberly detailed in the book, were turned by the movie into high camp.

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