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Vivian Gornick’s Fierce Attachments―hailed by the New York Times for the renowned feminist author’s “mesmerizing thrilling” truths within its pages―has been selected by the publication’s book critics as the Best Memoir of the Past YearsIn this deeply etched and haunting memoir Vivian Gornick tells the story of her lifelong battle with her mother for independence There have been numerous books about mother and daughter but none has dealt with this closest of filial relations as directly or as ruthlessly Gornick’s groundbreaking book confronts what Edna O’Brien has called “the prinicpal crux of female despair” the unacknowledged Oedipal nature of the mother daughter bondBorn and raised in the Bronx the daughter of “urban peasants” Gornick grows up in a household dominated by her intelligent but uneducated mother’s romantic depression over the early death of her husband Next door lives Nettie an attractive widow whose calculating sensuality appeals greatly to Vivian These women with their opposing models of femininity continue well into adulthood to affect Gornick’s struggle to find herself in love and in workAs Gornick walks with her aged mother through the streets of New York arguing and remembering the past each wins the reader’s admiration the caustic and clear thinking daughter for her courage and tenacity in really talking to her mother about the most basic issues of their lives and the still powerful and intuitively wise old woman who again and again proves herself her daughter’s mother Unsparing deeply courageous Fierce Attachments is one of the most remarkable documents of family feeling that has been written a classic that helped start the memoir boom and remains one of the most moving examples of the genre“Gornick stares unflinchingly at all that is hidden difficult strange unresolvable in herself and others―at loneliness sexual malice and the devouring claustral closeness of mothers and daughters Fierce Attachments is a portrait of the artist as she finds a language―original allergic to euphemism and therapeutic banalities―worthy of the women that raised her”― The New York Times. My problem with this memoir I guess is that I was n

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