She's Leaving Home

She's Leaving Home

Letting Go as My Daughter Goes to College

eBook - 2002
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Each year, more than 1.5 million American families see their children off to their first year in college. It's a momentous day in the lives of high school graduates and their parents, and during this transitional time, parents' emotions include everything from anxiety to hope, guilt to pride, fear to relief. In She's Leaving Home, author Connie Jones chronicles two years in her own life, from the days when her daughter, Cary, fielded bids from more than a hundred colleges to her first year as a student at Smith College in Massachusetts. A story of spiritual journey and growth, the intimate, journal-like essays perfectly capture one mother's love and letting go of a daughter as she transforms into an adult. She's Leaving Home is a personal memoir that parents will relate to in the same way readers responded to Anne Lamott's Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year.
Publisher: Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel Pub., [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780740786723
0740786725
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 143 pages).

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