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The lost child of Philomena Lee : a mother, her son and a fifty-year search

Author: Martin Sixsmith
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrae, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a 'fallen women'. And when her baby was three, he was whisked away and sold to Americans for adoption.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Philomena Lee; Michael Hess; Philomena Lee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Sixsmith
ISBN: 9780230744271 0230744273
OCLC Number: 373479096
Description: 452 pages, [16] pages plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Martin Sixsmith.

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