Summary: “The story everyone wants to hear isn’t the story I want to tell.” Lara Lillibridge grew up with two moms—an experience that shaped and scarred her at the same time. Told from the perspective of “Girl,” Lillibridge’s memoir is the no-holds-barred account of childhood in an unconventional household. Personally less concerned with her mother’s sexuality and more with how she fits into a world...
Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LILLIBRIDGE, LARA LIL
Royster, Francesca T.
Summary: A professor of English literature presents a memoir of family, identity, and acceptance that examines the messiness and complexity of adoption and parenthood from a black, queer, and feminist perspective.
Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2023
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROYSTER, FRANCESCA T. ROY
Summary: Essays describe how the author's experiences as an Indian American, the wife of a white Christian woman, and the mother of an adopted black son have been challenged by rigid cultural family norms.
Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019