Maid
2019 • 272 pages

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Average rating3.8

15

Really powerful memoir about a single mom just trying to survive and take care of her little one the best she can. I read a lot of pretty judgmental reviews of this book, people criticizing the author's various decisions, thinking she should have spent money differently or worked harder etc. But I was near tears for much of the book as I saw a woman in survival mode, without any support systems from family/friends, gathering the strength and initiative to care for her child. I resonated with the loneliness she describes and the lack of capacity to do anything more than simply survive another day. No judgment from me.

August 28, 2019Report this review