Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir by Natasha Trethewey

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir

Natasha Trethewey

320 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

nonfiction memoir true crime emotional reflective sad medium-paced


An Instant New York Times BestsellerA chillingly personal and exquisitely wrought memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal murder of her mother at the hands of her former stepfather, and the moving, intimate story of a poet coming into her o...

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emotional 86%
sad 82%
reflective 63%
dark 53%
challenging 35%
tense 25%
inspiring 5%
informative 4%
hopeful 2%
mysterious 1%


medium 64%
fast 23%
slow 12%

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