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The adoption

Author: Anne Berry
Publisher: London : Ebury, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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I was fourteen when my Mother said that she needed to speak to me. And then she told me - just like that. I was adopted. And what I felt was not shock or grief but the most enormous sense of relief. Growing up as the only child of strict, God-fearing parents, Lucilla has always felt her difference. But it is not till adulthood that she discovers the real reasons behind her adopted mother's oft times violent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Berry
ISBN: 9780091947057 0091947057 9780091947040 0091947049
OCLC Number: 809935838
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Anne Berry.

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Barefoot, I pick my way across the rough floorboards to where a drawer lined with a quilt serves as a crib. When I look I must not touch. When I touch I must not look. In this way Mam says no bond  Read more...

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"Heartwarming tale of motherhood and identity...[one of] this year's coolest must-reads" * Stylist *

 
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