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There Was a Little Girl

Cover: 'There Was a Little Girl'

Staff Review: "There Was a Little Girl" by Brooke Shields

★★★

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.
 

Audience: adults | Genre: nonfiction, memoir, celebrities

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