The Real Story of My Mother and Me
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
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Actress and author of the New York Times bestseller Down
Came the Rain, Brooke Shields, explores her relationship
with her unforgettable mother, Teri, in her new memoir.
Brooke Shields never had what anyone would consider an
ordinary life. She was raised by her Newark-tough single
mom, Teri, a woman who loved the world of show business and
was often a media sensation all by herself. Brooke's iconic
modeling career began by chance when she was only eleven
months old, and Teri's skills as both Brooke's mother and
manager were formidable. But in private she was troubled and
As Brooke became an adult the pair made choices and
sacrifices that would affect their relationship forever. And
when Brooke’s own daughters were born she found that her
experience as a mother was shaped in every way by the woman
who raised her. But despite the many ups and downs, Brooke
was by Teri’s side when she died in 2012, a loving daughter
until the end.
Only Brooke knows the truth of the remarkable, difficult,
complicated woman who was her mother. And now, in an honest,
open memoir about her life growing up, Brooke will reveal
stories and feelings that are relatable to anyone who has
been a mother or daughter.
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