Mother of the Bride

The Dream, the Reality, the Search for a Perfect Dress

By Ilene Beckerman

“An account that is sweetly sentimental and brutally honest, touching and witty—in short, a true gem.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A work that adds great luster to an already golden event.” — The Memphis Commercial Appeal

“Her prose is spare, but rich with meaning and always very honest.” — The Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Pithy wit and cute drawings sketch the happy tears, bittersweet memories and flares of anxiety that a daughter’s wedding elicits.” — The Dallas Morning News

The relationship between a mother and daughter is often fraught— but never so much as during the preparations for that walk down the aisle. Ilene Beckerman has taken that walk with three daughters and tells us—with great wisdom and wit—why childbirth is less painful than planning a wedding.

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Number of pages
168
Publication date
April 08, 2005
ISBN
9781565124769