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ISS/IRC Code COM-ADOPT ENG-030
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Title Twice Born: Memoirs of an Adopted Daughter
Author LIFTON Betty Jean
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Date published/issue 00-00-1998
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010, USA
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German

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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Secrecy-origin
Secrecy-adoption
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Free text This book was originally published in 1975 by McGraw-Hill. It is also available in German: Sweimal Geboren - Memoiren einer Adoptivtochter (Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1981). The author tells her story as an adult adoptee trying to find her birth parents. She tells of her search for her mother and the relationship she forms with her, and how this changes her life by filling in the pieces of the puzzle of her past. With this personal account, she touches on the struggle of every adopted person to find their true identity.

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