(EBOOK/EPUB) [Wild Game]


Wild Game

Characters Ï Wild Game 108 Y years later will she find the strength to embrace her life and her mother on her own terms   Wild Game is a brilliant timeless memoir about how the people close to us can break our hearts simply because they have access to them and the lies we tell in order to justify the choices we make It’s a remarkable story of resilience a reminder that we need not be the parents our parents were to us. 35 StarsJust imagine it At the age of fourteen years old Adrienne Brodeur is awoken in the middle of the night by her mother Malabar and is informed that her stepfather s best friend Ben Souther just kissed her mother Malabar is excited and desperately wants advice from her fourteen year old daughter And so it begins Adrienne goes from being her mother s daughter to her confidante and the one she relies on most This goes on for the better part of a decade while Malabar carries on an affair with Ben Souther behind Charles her husband s back and behind Lily Ben s wife s back Talk about Dysfunction Malabar never ever stops to think about the conseuences suffered by anyone around her least of all her own daughter Of course these events shape Adrienne s entire life How could they not WIld Game My Mother Her Lover and Me is a memoir by Adrienne Brodeur which is astounding and wholly unbelievable I simply could not fathom that a mother could do those things to their own daughter While this memoir is gripping I was admittedly left wanting as there are moments that are written in of a tell v show style of writing that left me wishing I felt of Adrienne s emotions throughout Regardless Adrienne s story is compelling enough that I couldn t help but be drawn into her story wondering how on earth she could survive such a dysfunctional traumatic childhood and even thrive in adulthood This memoir is proof positive that strength conuers allThank you to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Adrienne Brodeur for the galley to read and reviewPublished on Goodreads on 22420

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Characters Ï Wild Game 108 A daughter’s tale of living in the thrall of her magnetic complicated mother and the chilling conseuences of her complicity On a hot July night on Cape Cod when Adrienne was fourteen her mother Malabar woke her at midnight with five simple words that would set the course of both of their lives for years to come Ben Souther just kissed me    Adrienne instantly became her mother’s confidante a. Wild Game My Mother Her Lover and Me is the story of Adrienne Brodeur s tumultuous relationship with her mother Malabar The fateful night setting their relationship on its course occurs when Adrienne is just 14 Her mother wakes her up from sleeping to inform Adrienne she s just been kissed by Ben Souther her husband s best friend Adrienne becomes an accomplice to this secret affair and while not wholly responsible helps keep it alive for years to come as she perpetually seeks her mother s love affection and approval I was not wooed by Malabar s charm I found her to be manipulative whiny and selfish particularly in her treatment of those she loved It s clear she loved herself above all else It was baffling to see how Malabar treated her daughter putting her in an unfair position at such a young age asking Adrienne to participate in the facilitation of her sneaking around It was also surprising how long Adrienne put up with her mother s antics well into her own adult life At 14 I felt for her At 30 it was harder You can love your parents and disagree with their beliefactions At some point as a coherent adult you accept this and act accordingly When I was offered an ARC of Wild Game I gratefully accepted intrigued by its premise Even anticipating that I d enjoy it I m pleasantly surprised by how much I liked the book I thought the story was fascinating and I was dying to see how things would play out I loved the way this one was written Thank you to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for the advance copy in exchange for an honest review

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Characters Ï Wild Game 108 Nd helpmate blossoming in the sudden light of her attention and from then on Malabar came to rely on her daughter to help orchestrate what would become an epic affair with her husband’s closest friend The affair would have calamitous conseuences for everyone involved impacting Adrienne’s life in profound ways driving her into a precarious marriage of her own and then into a deep depression Onl. An emotional memoir that I had to keep reminding myself was not a work of fictionThis was a uick easy read because it was written in such a way that it almost felt like reading someone s diary You know that feeling of uncovering someone s deepest darkest secrets you can t stop reading because you simply have to know how it all plays out That s exactly how I felt reading Wild Game I found myself shaking my head in disbelief often or wanting to grab the adults in Adrienne s life and give them a good shake to wake them the hell up especially her mother Malabar What a dysfunctional relationship I could not believe how manipulative self centered and selfish she was She thought of no one but herself and it was appalling how no one around noticed and were instead so enraptured by her Adrienne Brodeur s retelling of her painful youth and how it crippled her decision making and left her damaged was brutally honest Brodeur s memoir shines a positive light on self love and healing I applaude Adrienne for finally seeing her mother for what she was and for having the strength to live a self aware positive and healthy life

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • Wild Game
  • Adrienne Brodeur
  • English
  • 24 March 2020
  • 9781328519030

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    Characters Wild Game Adrienne Brodeur Ë 8 Read & download (EBOOK/EPUB) [Wild Game] 28 This flimsy memoir about a motherdaughter relationship was a painless but hollow reading experience I felt some sympathy for the confusion the author experienced but was mostly detached Takeaway You need than messed up mother to create a memorable memoir

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) [Wild Game] Read ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ë Adrienne Brodeur An emotional memoir that I had to keep reminding myself was not a work of fictionThis was a uick easy read because it was written in such a way that it almost felt like reading someone's diary You know that feeling of uncovering som

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) [Wild Game] 35 StarsJust imagine it At the age of fourteen years old Adrienne Brodeur is awoken in the middle of the night by her mother Malabar and is informed that her stepfather’s best friend Ben Souther just kissed her mother Malabar is excited and desperately wants advice from her fourteen year old daughter And so it begins Adrienne goes

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