"Mother of My Mother is as personal a work as Motherless Daughters, beautifully written as memoir."
–San Francisco Examiner
"Hope Edelman is a gifted wordsmith and a reliable reporter."
"Edelman is at her best illuminating the complexity of girls’ and womens’ feelings toward their mothers and grandmothers . . . [Her] good intentions and insights make this a worthwhile read for any woman who has ever viewed her family dynamic as both minefield and saving grace." –Publishers Weekly
"Hope Edelman is a gifted wordsmith and a reliable reporter–.–.–.–Well-developed theories on the ways grandmothers shape a young woman’s identity. Fans of Edelman’s work will certainly find much of the material in Mother of My Mother interesting and beautifully presented." –USA Today –>