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Giving Away Simone

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ISBN-10: 0385485999

ISBN-13: 9780385485999

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jan L. Waldron

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Giving Away Simone is Jan Waldron's account of her compelling, turbulent, and maddeningly original relationship with the daughter she gave away. Jan's baby, Simone, was the fifth generation of women in her family to be abandoned by their mothers. Determined to fight this "undertow of conditioned exiting, an affliction of easy farewell," Jan reunited with her daughter, now renamed Rebecca, when Rebecca was eleven. They spent the next thirteen years trying to come to terms with each other and figure out what kind of roles they were to play in each others' lives. For birthmothers, there are no simple equations of loss and gain. Each adoption is its own unique universe of complexities and…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/14/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English