Published September 15, 1998
by Random House Audio .
Written in English
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Daughter of the Queen of Sheba Paperback – May 1, by Jacki Lyden (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jacki Lyden Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central /5(38). Her mother, Dolores, suffered from what is now called manic depression; but when Jacki was growing up in a small Midwestern town, Dolores was simply called crazy. In her manic phases, Dolores became Marie Antoinette or the Queen of Sheba, exotically delusional and frightening, yet to young Jacki also transcendent, even : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. About Daughter of the Queen of Sheba As an adult, National Public Radio foreign correspondent Jacki Lyden has spent her life on the front lines of some of the world’s most dangerous war zones. As a child, she lived in a war zone of a different kind. “What distinguishes Daughter of the Queen of Sheba from any other book about dysfunctional parents and turns this exotic memoir into compelling literature is the dreamy poetry of Lyden’s 2/5(2).
About the Book Daughter of the Queen of Sheba by Jacki Lyden Jacki Lyden is known to many as a foreign correspondent for National Public Radio, a vocation which has brought her to the front lines of some of the world's most precarious regions. One virtue of Daughter of the Queen of Sheba is that it does not try to be a self-help book of any kind. Building on this, while Lyden clearly has deep love and respect for her mother, she does not mince her words with the lingo of popular psychology. The "sheba" in "Bathsheba" and the "sheba" in "Queen of Sheba" are not the same word. The Hebrew vowel at the end is different. The name "Bathsheba" is really the Hebrew for "daughter of the oath". In my threads on Song of Solomon, I suggested that this was the reason why the king is said to be "crowned by his mother". Adaptation of Jacki Lyden's mother-daughter memoir of growing up with a mother whom everyone labeled as crazy but actually suffered from what is now known to be manic-depression. Lyden's mother often would become convinced she was a woman with power, such as the Queen of Sheba or Marie Antoinette, then act out her : Amy Adams.
But what distinguishes Daughter of the Queen of Sheba (Houghton Mifflin, $24) from any other book about dysfunctional parents (and the children who Author: Lisa Schwarzbaum. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Daughter of the Queen of Sheba Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for. Jacki Lyden's poignant memoir describes the turmoil in her life as the daughter of a bipolar mother. Some of the things that her mother does are quite humorous; but apathy makes you mortified - when you think of your own mother and how you would be torn between loving her and deserting her.5/5(5). Daughter of the Queen of Sheba: A Memoir by Jacki Lyden and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at