300 short stories:: story 226

story: “Mercedes Kane”

author: Elizabeth McCracken

year: 1994

where:  客厅,大门

note: Always on the search for more stories about mothers and daughters.

a line: “She was sure she would’ve been great in her twenties, thirties, forever, if she had just been encouraged to greatness early on.”

theme(s): Mothers and daughters, genius, child prodigy, parenthood

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