The Stories My Mother Gave Me

Glynnis MacNicol on being single, childless, and suddenly motherless in her 40s

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What she had been unable to provide for me as a lived example — fearlessness, adventure, ambition — she made sure I had in abundance in tales.

From No One Tells You This: A Memoir by Glynnis MacNicol. Copyright © 2018 by Glynnis MacNicol. Reprinted by permission of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Glynnis MacNicol is a writer and author of the memoir NO ONE TELLS YOU THIS (Simon & Schuster, 2018).

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