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Nobody will tell you this but me : a true (as told to me) story / Bess Kalb.

Kalb, Bess, 1987- (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

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Etna Library B KALB 31257000286913 New items Available -
Howe Library B KALB 31254003692585 New books - Main floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525654711 :
  • ISBN: 0525654712 :
  • Physical Description: xiv, 206 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
My mother -- Your mother -- Our life together -- After me.
Summary, etc.:
"A funny, warm, original memoir in which a grandmother speaks to her granddaughter from beyond the grave, telling, with candor and humor, stories from both their lives--of kinship, loyalty, tenacity, and love"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kalb, Bess, 1987-
Grandmothers > Anecdotes.
Grandparent and child > Anecdotes.

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Nobody Will Tell You This but Me : A True (as Told to Me) Story
Nobody Will Tell You This but Me : A True (as Told to Me) Story
by Kalb, Bess
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Nobody Will Tell You This but Me : A True (as Told to Me) Story

NATIONAL BESTSELLER ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: VOGUE * FORBES * BOOKPAGE * NEW YORK POST * WIRED "I have not been as profoundly moved by a book in years." --Jodi Picoult Even after she left home for Hollywood, Emmy-nominated TV writer Bess Kalb saved every voicemail her grandmother Bobby Bell ever left her. Bobby was a force--irrepressible, glamorous, unapologetically opinionated. Bobby doted on Bess; Bess adored Bobby. Then, at ninety, Bobby died. But in this debut memoir, Bobby is speaking to Bess once more, in a voice as passionate as it ever was in life. Recounting both family lore and family secrets, Bobby brings us four generations of indomitable women and the men who loved them. There's Bobby's mother, who traveled solo from Belarus to America in the 1880s to escape the pogroms, and Bess's mother, a 1970s rebel who always fought against convention. But it was Bobby and Bess who always had the most powerful bond: Bobby her granddaughter's fiercest supporter, giving Bess unequivocal love, even if sometimes of the toughest kind. Nobody Will Tell You This But Me marks the creation of a totally new, virtuosic form of memoir: a reconstruction of a beloved grandmother's words and wisdom to tell her family's story with equal parts poignancy and hilarity.

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