Books by Margaret Moorman

WAITING TO FORGET by Margaret Moorman
Released: Aug. 19, 1996

"Others, however, have examined the same issues more cogently and more eloquently. (First serial to Washington Post Sunday Magazine)"
The poignant but familiar story of a teenage mother and the lingering pain and shame she suffered after giving up her baby for adoption. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

Emma and her family celebrate Hanukkah in the usual manner- -polishing the menorah, lighting the lights, playing dreidel with cousins, and eating latkes and chocolate ``Hanukkah gelt.'' As Christmas nears, Emma and her family practice its customary rituals as well, picking the perfect tree—just right for Emma's favorite ornament—decorating it with friends while sharing an assortment of holiday cookies, and then lighting the lights again. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1992

"Those close to people with mental illness should find insight and gentle guidance here."
The younger sister of a woman with lifelong disabling mental illness describes her struggles to oversee her sister's care after their mother's death, and to acknowledge the deeply pervasive effects of the illness on her own self-image and outlook. Read full book review >