The Ugly Cry

Danielle Henderson brings her family to life using humor as quick and sharp as the violence she survived as a child.

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Review of ‘The Ugly Cry’

In Danielle Henderson’s memoir, The Ugly Cry, she renders her family with searing honesty and wit. There’s the brother whose greatest gift is flouting all the rules and surviving the damage; the abused mother who cannot protect her children or herself; and the mother’s boyfriend, the malevolent Luke, who ravaged the family with verbal and…

Interview with Danielle Henderson

Danielle Henderson reflects on a memoir’s ability to create connection, and connection’s ability to heal old wounds.

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