Wonderful read for anyone personally or professionally interested in this little talked about aspect of women's history in America. A real eye opener and validating for adoptees and birthparents....
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before ... (Paperback)
Ann Fessler is professor of photography at Rhode Island School of Design and a specialist in video-installation art. She won a prestigious Radcliffe Fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, for 2004, to complete her extensive research for this book. She is also the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts; the LEF Foundation, Boston; the Rhode Island Foundation; the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities; Art Matters, New York; and the Maryland State Arts Council. An adoptee herself, she begins and ends the book with the story of her own successful quest to find her birth mother.
|Genre||FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Adoption & Fostering|
|Publisher Date||2007-06-26 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Penguin Group USA|
|Unit weight||0.75 lb|
|Subtitle||The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade|
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