[Reading] ➺ Playing My Mothers Blues By Valerie Wilson Wesley – Ebats.us

Playing My Mothers Blues In Her Triumphant New Novel, Bestselling Author Valerie Wilson Wesley, One Of The Most Respected And Acclaimed Voices In Contemporary African American Fiction, Poignantly Examines The Stubborn Bonds Of Family, Passion, And A Past That Insists On Repeating Itself Dani Carter Was Seven Years Old Her Sister, Rose, Seventeen When Their Beautiful, Impetuous Mother, Maria, Walked Out Of Their Lives, Abandoning Her Husband And Family For A Love Affair That Would End Tragically Mere Months Later Over The Decades That Followed, Dani Was Able To Overcome The Persistent Pain And Feelings Of Betrayal, Eventually Wedding A Successful Man And Giving Birth To A Wonderful Son But Love Has Long Been Missing From Her Marriage, Propelling Her Into The Arms Of Another And Inspiring Troubling Thoughts Of Escape If It Were Not For The Distress Caused By The Recent Death Of Her Father, She Might Well Have Already Been Gone The Sins Of The Mother, Dani Fears, Have Been Visited Upon The Daughter Dani S Sister, Rose, Never Spoke Or Speaks Of Their Lost Parent And Their Iron Willed, Driven Father Who Channeled His Shame And Anger Into Phenomenal Business Success Always Made It Brutally Clear That He Considered His Ex Wife To Be Evil Incarnate But Dani Remembers A Sweet, Funny, Vivacious Young Woman Who Did Everything With Exuberant Love And Tenderness And Now That She Finds Herself In A Similar Heartbreaking Situation, Dani Can T Help But Wonder Who Maria Really Was It S A Puzzle That May Soon Be Completed, After A Lifetime Of Searching For Missing Pieces Maria, Calling Herself Mariah, Is About To Reenter Her Daughters Worlds At A Time Of Emotional Confusion And Physicalchaos Bearing Secrets And Bitter Truths And, Perhaps, Long Awaited Answers To What Could Possibly Drive A Mother To Sacrifice What Was Dearest To Her Heart.

[Reading] ➺ Playing My Mothers Blues  By Valerie Wilson Wesley – Ebats.us
  • Hardcover
  • 295 pages
  • Playing My Mothers Blues
  • Valerie Wilson Wesley
  • English
  • 12 July 2018
  • 0786284889

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➺ Playing My Mothers Blues By Valerie Wilson Wesley – Ebats.us


  1. says:

    From July 2005 School Library Journal Valerie Wilson Wesley is in high form in her latest novel this time with a story about mother daughter relationships When she was in her 30 s, Mariah had an affair that led to her leaving her husband and her two daughters Several months later, she shot her lover and spent time in prison for his murder Now Rose and Dani are grown and she has just read of her ex husband s death Desperate to make peace with her daughters after all these years, she makes pla From July 2005 School Library Journal Valerie Wilson Wesley is in high form in her latest novel this time with a story about mother daughter relationships When she was in her 30 s, Mariah had an affair that led to her leaving her husband and her two daughters Several months later, she shot her lover and spent ...


  2. says:

    I don t like stories told by one person at a time Three women, a mother and her two daughters along with their aunt, narrates the story.Maria, better known as Mariah, is the mother of two kids, Rose Danielle, describes her life and how she really had no identity Her mother was color struck and got by on her looks Maria is set up by her mother to marry a man twenty years her senior, Hilton Dells As the years go by, he treats her like she s less than the dirt on his shoes Maria meets I don t like stories told by one person at a time Three women, a mother and her two daughters along with their aunt, narrates the story.Maria, better known as Mariah, is the mother of two kids, Rose Danielle, describes her life and how she ...


  3. says:

    I am really surprised by the drubbing this book has taken It is not a light hearted book The characters are deeply flawed, but there is a thread of love and sense of family that is quite compelling.I think the publisher did the book a disservice by putting reviews on the back cover that were incongrous with the book I d grabbed this book in the Library thinking it was a romantic comedy based on the back coverAfter the first 50 pages, I read the coverclosely and found that those com I am really surprised by the drubbing this book has taken It is not a light hearted book The characters are deeply flawed, but there is a thread of love and sense of family that is quite compelling.I think the publisher did the book a disservice by putting reviews on the back cover that were incongrous with the...


  4. says:

    I m always happy to read books that expand my world view All we have is our perception of the world and that can be very narrow This book made me very sad that people spinning in their own little worlds can hurt themselves and each other so much But it is nice to think of a world where time an...


  5. says:

    This book is about a mother, Maria and her 2 daughters, Dani Rose When I started this book, the mother got on my nerves, she was so naive, that I could not believe anyone could be that clueless As I continued on, I felt sorry for her realizing that she was sheltered while growing up and she did not make the best choices for her children Maria, ends up not raising her daughters due to some bad choices that she made, when she realized it, it was too late Very good book and I gave it 4 st This book is about a mother, Maria and her 2 daughters, Dani Rose When I started this book, the mother got on my nerves, she was so naive, that I could not believe anyone could be that clueless As I continued on, I felt sorry for her realizing that she was sheltered while growing up and she did not make t...


  6. says:

    I ve been reading this for a while I found it interesting because tf the premise, a woman leaving her children and then spending time in jail for murder the characters were different but somehow the same in the way their role...


  7. says:

    Last book discussion with book club Word Sisters before we take a break for the summer Good read, short read with a lot of powerful points to talk over Looking forward to the last Sunday of the month.


  8. says:

    I like the story but I don t quite like the ending I want to know what will happen to Dani and Chance, Rose and Marshall, and Lucille and Mira.I hope there ll be a sequel to this story..


  9. says:

    A page turner I lot of my own experiences showed up in the story.


  10. says:

    Good read which communicates that a mother s influence or lack thereof has major effects on their offspring Easy read but powerful stuff with good messages all throughout.

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