Check out what’s new on the shelves of Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore as featured in this post from the Smorgasbord Invitation blog.
Delighted to share the latest release by Geoff Le Pard.. Apprenticed to My Mother: A Memoir Of Barbara Le Pard 2005 to 2010 is a memoir about an extraordinary woman.
About Apprenticed to My Mother: A Memoir Of Barbara Le Pard 2005 to 2010
When my father died in 2005, I assumed my mother would need more support and someone to help with decisions she previously shared with her husband. What I didn’t realise was the role she had in mind for me: a sort of Desmond 2.0. Over the five years until her death, I played the role of apprentice, learning more about her and her relationship with my father than I had gleaned in my previous 50 years. We laughed, we cried and, occasionally we disagreed, and throughout she manipulated me as, I learnt, she had my father. Neither of us minded much; we were both…
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