Thursday, June 19, 2014

Book Beginning: The End of Eve by Ariel Gore



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I must have been ten years old when my mother took me to see Mommie Dearest and then bragged to her friends that I'd laughed through the wire hanger scene.
The End of Eve: A Memoir by Ariel Gore, published by Hawthorne Books.

Ariel Gore is a writer of memoir, fiction, and contemporary contemplation, and the spirited editor of Hip Mama magazine. In The End of Eve, Gore's latest memoir, she tells the tender, dark, sad, and funny story of caring for her dying mother. It's a great book and deserving of the buzz it has generated.



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10 comments:

gautami tripathy said...

This sounds good. I would love to pick it up.....

guiltless reader said...

That cover scares me, as does that beginning!

Juli Rahel said...

I haven't seen or read 'Mommie Dearest' but it is definitely on my list. I don't know what the wire scene is but I really hope nothing bad happens! Great choice and thanks for hosting :)
Juli @ Universe in Words

Fiza Halliwell said...

Love that cover and love the sound of it...even more so cause it scares guitless reader :P

Here's my BB and Friday 56 ;)

Elizabeth said...

I love the cover. Interesting title.

Have a good weekend.

Elizabeth
Silver's Reviews
My Book Beginnings

Katherine P said...

I'm intrigued. I know what the wire scene is and I'm curious to find out what she found funny about it! It sounds like a thought provoking book.

Kathy Martin said...

Do you know, I don't believe that I have ever read a memoir. I am firmly fixed in fiction. I hope you are enjoying the book. Happy reading!

Keira @ Lazy Book Lovers said...

This sounds interesting. Don't know much about Mommie Dearest. I'll have to Google. Right after adding this to my TBR.

Here is our Book Beginning!

fredamans said...

I love that movie as twisted as it is. Faye Dunaway at her best.

Tea norman said...

I would like to read this one. The beginning is interesting. Although, I've never seen Mommy Dearest. I do remember all the talk about it.

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