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Shedding Your Past


At the age of 14, Adrienne Brodeur was awakened in the middle of the night – her mother, Malabar, giddy with excitement, shared she’d been kissed by her husband’s best friend. She swore Adrienne to secrecy.  At that moment Adrienne not only became her mother’s confidante, she became an accomplice to an affair that went on for years.

Adrienne Brodeur’s new memoir Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover and Me explores the complexity of her relationship with her mother, how corrosive a secret can be, and how she broke free from them both.

Adrienne Brodeur will be at the Sandwich Public Library with Titcomb's Bookshop on Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30. 

And she’ll be at the Falmouth Public Library with Eight Cousins on Wednesday, November 13 at 7 p.m. 

Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI. After starting her broadcasting career as a midday DJ at WARE in Ware, Massachusetts, she quickly advanced to host of the morning drive show, which in 1981, made her one of the few women in broadcasting to anchor her own morning show. Her career has covered nearly all aspects of broadcasting. She has been a radio disc jockey, a traffic reporter, a television news anchor and reporter, a program director, talk show host, and even a ski reporter. Her television work brought her to White River Junction, VT, Portland, ME, Indianapolis, IN and Nashville, TN. Mindy also worked at radio stations in West Palm Beach, FL, Hartford, CT, Boston, MA and Lebanon, NH. She has received numerous awards, most recently her 5th National PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors Incorporated) award for best Call-in program and best Interview.