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The Dead Moms Club

A Memoir about Death, Grief, and Surviving the Mother of All Losses

By Kate Spencer

  • Paperback
  • £13.99

A humorous and heartfelt memoir about weathering the loss of a parent, with advice and grief survival tips mixed in throughout

Kate Spencer lost her mom to cancer when she was 27. In The Dead Moms Club, she walks readers through her experience of stumbling through grief and loss, and helps them to get through it, too. This isn't a weepy, sentimental story, but rather a frank, up-front look at what it means to go through gruesome grief and come out on the other side.

An empathetic read, The Dead Moms Club covers how losing her mother changed nearly everything in her life: both men and women readers who have lost parents or experienced grief of this magnitude will be comforted and consoled. Spencer even concludes each chapter with a cheeky but useful tip for readers (like the "It's None of Your Business Card" to copy and hand out to nosy strangers asking about your passed loved one).

Biographical Notes

Kate Spencer is a comedian, writer, and mom whose work can be found on Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, Buzzfeed, Refinery29, Women's Health, Salon, Scary Mommy, and Modern Loss. She was the Editor in Cheif of Mommyish.com, and is a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781580056878
  • Publication date: 21 Dec 2017
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Seal Press
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