Martha Long’s Ma Books–her seven memoirs covering her harrowing life

Found a memoir that I think beats out Frank McCourt’sĀ Angela’s Ashes—Ma, He Sold Me For a Few Cigarettes, by Martha Long. The title tells so much about this plucky, witty little girl in 1950’s Dublin who survived a violent stepfather, a mother who used her as a little mother to the children she kept spawning, […]