My Mother Gave Me
Copyright © 2010 by Brooklyn James
All rights reserved.
This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are either
the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.
Edited by Janet Kilgore
Cover design by Rebecca Bretz
Cover concept by Ginamarie Hinojosa
Cover photographs used with permission
Chevelle owned by Ed & Kim Bonham
Text design and layout by Terry Sherrell and Blake Mitchell
Published by Arena Books, Austin, Texas
Lyrics used in chapter 4: “Anywhere But Here,” chapter 8: “Moving On,” chapter 15: “Let Me,” chapter 18: “Touch You At All,” chapter 21: “Lucky One,” chapter 25: “It’s Not Always About You,” chapter 33: “Live and Let Love” © 2010 One Dumb Blonde Music & On Your Right Music. Lyrics used in chapter 29: “Jeremiah Johnson” © 2010 One Dumb Blonde Music. Lyrics used in chapter 17: “Can’t Get It Right” © 2005 One Dumb Blonde Music, On Your Right Music & Acrimony and Cheese Music. Lyrics used in chapter 34: “Nothing More Natural” © 2005 One Dumb Blonde Music & On Your Right Music. All rights reserved. Lyrics used with permission. Songs performed by Brooklyn James.