Books tagged: birth parents

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Coming Apart Together: Fragments from an Adoption
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,730. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Coming Apart Together recounts the stories that are necessarily part of any adoption and birth-parent reunion experience, and meditates on what those stories mean (or don’t mean). It is also an imaginative exploration of what it may feel like to adopt a child, to be an adopted child, and to give up a child for adoption.
Finding Clara
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,560. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Eve Quinn goes missing. Twenty-seven years later Clara Christensen is found. On her quest to find out who she is and where she comes from, Clara finds a new family and an old love. Trying to combine Clara and Eve, as well as living up to everyone’s expectations of who she should be is difficult. The new family doesn’t help. But the old love does.
Becoming Patrick: A Memoir
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Becoming Patrick is the story of one adopted man’s universal quest for identity by uncovering the truth of his past. After an anguished search, the call to his original mother releases a torrent of conflicting emotions. He absorbs her shocking revelations, comes out as gay once again, and during a sometimes turbulent unfolding, forges a profound bond which shapes a future rooted in truth.
Swimming Up the Sun: A Memoir of Adoption
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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At age 22, the author set out to find her English birth parents, a Jewish father and a mother believed to be an artist. The adventure led to parents, grandparents, and siblings, a kaleidoscope of relationships with one dark secret at its center.