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Written and Recorded by Joyce Maynard
the years, I've written dozens of pieces for a variety of magazines and
newspapers, as well as for my syndicated column, Domestic Affairs.
My audio compilations feature a handful of these stories, read by me.
Some of the stories on What Happened were first heard on NPR's
All Things Considered. Click below for text and audio samples.
Happened: Stories about Love, Life, and Other Adventures
Stick What Happened
in the cassette player when youre in a traffic jam, and as long
as the road clears out within seventy minutes, Ill talk you all
the way home.
Daughter Anymore: The Summer I Lost My Mother
The story of one
mother and daughter, but it's also about mothers and daughters everywhere,
about losing a parent, letting go of a child, and growing up.