Author Marlene Jacobson’s new book “Moon Sauce” is an evocative memoir of her childhood and young adulthood on her family’s Minnesota farm

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Recent release “Moon Sauce” from Page Publishing author Marlene Jacobson is a stirring autobiographical reflection on the author’s upbringing with a cold and abusive mother, older and distant siblings, and a kind and stoic but uninvolved father. It is a true story of free will, determination, and hard-won independence from an unfulfilling childhood.

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Marlene Jacobson is a Minnesota native, mother, grandmother, and former runaway who put herself through college and returned for her master’s and doctorate degrees in education, pursued a long and successful teaching career. She still lives in the upper Midwest with her husband and a rescued black Labrador and has completed her new book “Moon Sauce”: a poignant memoir with a keen thread of humor throughout that lightens even the most heartbreaking injustices she suffered as a child.

“Moon Sauce” is the autobiographical journey of a girl who grew up on a farm in Minnesota. Stories of the author’s childhood depict real events of an imaginative child in a cruelly realistic world of hard work, an abusive mother, and a loving but distant father. Through humor, horror, and hope, the girl grows to womanhood to fulfill the dreams she created amidst a world that offered her nothing, but which she took anyway. “Moon Sauce” is a metaphor for canned peaches. Instead of her stark reality, she viewed her world not through an ordinary and practical lens, but perceived it as sliced and halved peaches transformed from the crescent and half spheres of the moon while she dusts off the heavy black-loam soil and transforms it into stardust to reach for the moon.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Marlene Jacobson’s engrossing book is an inspiring true story of a Midwestern farm girl’s perseverance and determination to live life on her own terms.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Moon Sauce” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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