It Was Her New York

True Stories & Snapshots

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Pub Date 29 Feb 2024 | Archive Date 02 May 2024
Rootstock Publishing | Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), Members' Titles

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Description

True stories and accidental snapshots about undying love, old lesbians, dementia, mothers & daughters, and a disappearing city.

In this engaging new collection of personal essays and full-color photographs, Moed tells true stories of caring for her mother Florence, a broke, Julliard-trained pianist who stumbles into dementia on the Lower East Side. This funny, poignant memoir asks questions both familiar and touching: “What happened to the neighborhood?” and “What happened to my mom?”

It Was Her New York is for anyone who has ever experienced the aging of a parent, the gentrification of a neighborhood, or the unexpected discovery of stifled love and hidden sexuality. 

True stories and accidental snapshots about undying love, old lesbians, dementia, mothers & daughters, and a disappearing city.

In this engaging new collection of personal essays and full-color...


Advance Praise

“Deep love is here for a mother and for streets filled with the history of people on the move. And a New York daughter’s moxie is here too in words, pictures, and humor, attempting to keep loss in the wings for just a little longer.”

—Joan Nestle, cofounder, Lesbian Herstory Archives 

“Deep love is here for a mother and for streets filled with the history of people on the move. And a New York daughter’s moxie is here too in words, pictures, and humor, attempting to keep loss in...


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ISBN 9781578691654
PRICE $36.00 (USD)
PAGES 182

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