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The Women Who Raised Me

Victoria Rowell

The Women Who Raised Me

A Memoir

by Victoria Rowell

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Tantor Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • People of Color,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts,
  • Biography & Autobiography/People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography/Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography/Women,
  • Chronological Period/1950-1999,
  • Chronological Period/21st Century,
  • Ethnic Orientation/African-American,
  • Sex & Gender/Feminine,
  • Unabridged Audio / Autobiography/Biography,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRenee Raudman (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8365448M
    ISBN 101400134552
    ISBN 109781400134557
    OCLC/WorldCa154659632

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Victoria poured her whole heart into this book. This book is sure to touch the foster or adoptive child or adult in your life/5(85). Ultimately, The Women Who Raised Me is a story that belongs to each of us as it shines a glowing light on the transformational power of mentoring, love, art, and womanhood.

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Victoria Rowell chronicles her life as a ward of the state of Maine with dignity and deft, defying the odds with grace and grit/5. The book primarily covers "the many surrogate mothers, grandmothers, aunts, fosterers, mentors, grande dames, and sisters who were as much in my blood as was my own blood-the women who raised me." These were some truly amazing and caring women who 5/5(5).

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