Glitter and glue : a memoir / Kelly Corrigan.
Author: Corrigan, Kelly, 1967-
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 
ISBN: 9780345532831 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
034553283X (hbk. : acid-free paper)
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subject: Corrigan, Kelly, 1967-
Corrigan, Kelly, 1967- Family.
Corrigan, Kelly, 1967- Travel Australia Sydney (N.S.W.).
Mothers and daughters.
Young women United States Biography.
Americans Australia Sydney (N.S.W.) Biography.
Young women Australia Sydney (N.S.W.) Biography.
Nannies Australia Sydney (N.S.W.) Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs. bisacsh
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women. bisacsh
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Motherhood. bisacsh
Sydney (N.S.W.) Biography.
Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The middle place comes a new memoir that examines the bond--sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine--between mothers and daughters. When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as 'Your father's the glitter, but I'm the glue.' This meant nothing to Kelly ... [until she became a live-in nanny and] her mother's voice was suddenly everywhere, nudging and advising, cautioning and directing, escorting her through a terrain as foreign as any she had ever trekked"--