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Ithaka A Daughter's Memoir of Being Found

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ISBN-10: 0385334516

ISBN-13: 9780385334518

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sarah Saffian

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The voice on the other end of the line was soft, yet forthright: "Sarah, my name is Hannah Morgan. I think I'm your birth mother." The phone call, wholly unexpected, instantly turned Sarah Saffian's world upside-down, threatening her sense of family, identity, self. Adopted as an infant twenty-three years before, living happily in New York, Sarah had been "found" by her biological parents despite her reluctance to embrace them. In this searing, lyrical memoir, Sarah chronicles her painful journey from confusion and anger to acceptance and, finally, reunion--but not until three soul-searching years had passed. In spare, luminous prose, Sarah Saffian crafts a powerful story of…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/12/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Prologue: Aperture
1993
Awakening
Intimate Strangers
Eros
Tiptoeing
Fresh-Washed Face
Her Eyes Have Seen the Glory
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
The Anchor
Allies
Running Between the Raindrops
Lost
1994
Flake of Sun
Re-Searching
Origin
Parallels
Further Parallels
Mistakes
1995
Chimera
Birthday
Sea Changes
Twins
Finding Faith
Resurrection
Transition
Balance
Contact
December
1996
Origin
The Infinity Within
Epilogue: Aperture
Resources
Acknowledgments