Mama Learns to Drive

Mama Learns to Drive

Book - 2005
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The improbably life of a mother, as seen through the eyes of a child. Critically acclaimed author, storyteller, and humorist shares his "novel of memories" on the unique character of his mother in celebration of her life after dying in 1998. Although Mama was in many of his other stories as an outside character, Davis realized after her death that she had never played a primary role. That's when all of the memories started flooding back. These eight stories, including "That's What Mamas Do" and "A Room of My Own," encourage the audience to consider the importance of individual people in their own families and to share their stories. These family stories from North Carolina about mothers and sons will teach readers about the importance of respect, responsibility and trustworthiness. One reviewer from The New York Times said, "I could have listened all morning to Donald Davis...his stories often left listeners limp with laughter at the same time that they struggled with a lump in the throat."
Publisher: Little Rock : August House, 2005
ISBN: 9780874837452
0874837456
Characteristics: 120 p. ; 21 cm

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