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Garden hopping : a memoir of adoption

Author: Jonathan Rendall
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jonathan Rendall was adopted in the 1960s, when it was easy. People could just pick out the children they wanted, right down to the colour of their hair. But what of the children themselves? And what happens when, years later, they trace their real parents?" "When he was seven, Jonathan discovered he was adopted; it didn't bother him much then, he thought. But when he woke up years later to find himself divorced  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rendall, Jonathan, 1964-
Garden hopping.
Edinburgh : Canongate, 2006
(OCoLC)608488099
Online version:
Rendall, Jonathan, 1964-
Garden hopping.
Edinburgh : Canongate, 2006
(OCoLC)631835096
Named Person: Jonathan Rendall; Jonathan Rendall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Rendall
ISBN: 9781841955964 1841955965
OCLC Number: 64314818
Description: 182 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Rendall.

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Garden hopping was when you leapt through a line of people's gardens in the dead of night. And what happens when, years later, they trace their real parents?Garden Hopping is a harrowing and often  Read more...

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What a wonderful, artful book! -- Tom Stoppard It's brilliant, and it's touching and by the time you've reached the end, you know exactly what the title means. -- Tom Wolfe A clever book, with a Read more...

 
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