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Twice Born: Memoirs of an Adopted Daughter Paperback – 31 May 1998

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: St Martin's Press; 1st St. Martin's Griffin Ed edition (31 May 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312187661
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312187668
  • Product Dimensions: 13.9 x 1.9 x 20.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,823,090 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A personal account of the painful problems caused by the adopted child's aloneness among his or her contemporaries and the need (often supressed) to know of, even to find, the biological parents." --"The New York Times Book Review""Deeply stirring...important and enriching." --Elie Wiesel""Twice Born" is an eloquant book." -"-Psychology Today"


Told at seven that she was adopted and at thirty that her natural parents wer still living, the author recounts her psychological, emotional, and actual search for her origins and her subsequent meeting and relationshp with her natural mother.

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