Staff Review: There Was a Little Girl
Brooke Shields opens up about her sometimes tumultuous relationship with her mother and manager, Teri Shields. She reveals heartbreaking details about her mother's life-long struggle with alcoholism, and how her relationship with her mother affected her life. A constant theme throughout the book is Brooke defending her mother to critics, despite the pain Teri caused Brooke with her drinking. This might be a tough book for some readers, but I respect Brooke for writing it. She loved her mother, flaws and all, and this book proves it.