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Oct 01, 2020 - 00:31 AMBy Julie Kerton

It s a January morning in 1976 Julie rips the hospital bracelet from her wrist and throws it across the room As it lands, she doesn t know that the sound will echo through the years But the story doesn t begin here In a suburb north of Manhattan, Julie grows up on a block where children play outside from morning until dusk, as their mothers play bridge and smoke cigareIt s a January morning in 1976 Julie rips the hospital bracelet from her wrist and throws it across the room As it lands, she doesn t know that the sound will echo through the years But the story doesn t begin here In a suburb north of Manhattan, Julie grows up on a block where children play outside from morning until dusk, as their mothers play bridge and smoke cigarettes, while their fathers take the 7 02 into the city Her family looks like all the other families, except in Julie s family, babies are picked up, not delivered Julie Kerton blends a story of coming of age with a tale of living on each side of the adoption triad adopted child, birth mother and adoptive mother and tops it off with the despair of alcoholism and mental illness In this candid memoir, Julie links love, loss, shame, secrets and belonging to the fragmented pieces deep within herself as she explores the origins of her identity, ultimately discovering what family really means.
  • Title: She Named You Donna: - a memoir -
  • Author: Julie Kerton
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 443
  • Format: Kindle Edition

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Allyson Ellis Oct 01, 2020 - 00:31 AM
Worth it I think this book is a helpful read for anyone in the adoption triad, or anyone who cares or is is curious about the feelings of people touched by adoption.
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L.K. Oct 01, 2020 - 00:31 AM
The author successfully captures the transforming attitudes toward several societal issues that theme throughout the book.
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She Named You Donna: - a memoir - By Julie Kerton It s a January morning in 1976 Julie rips the hospital bracelet from her wrist and throws it across the room As it lands, she doesn t know that the sound will echo through the years But the story doesn t begin here In a suburb north of Manhattan, Julie grows up on a block where children play outside from morning until dusk, as their mothers play bridge and smoke cigareIt s a January morning in 1976 Julie rips the hospital bracelet from her wrist and throws it across the room As it lands, she doesn t know that the sound will echo through the years But the story doesn t begin here In a suburb north of Manhattan, Julie grows up on a block where children play outside from morning until dusk, as their mothers play bridge and smoke cigarettes, while their fathers take the 7 02 into the city Her family looks like all the other families, except in Julie s family, babies are picked up, not delivered Julie Kerton blends a story of coming of age with a tale of living on each side of the adoption triad adopted child, birth mother and adoptive mother and tops it off with the despair of alcoholism and mental illness In this candid memoir, Julie links love, loss, shame, secrets and belonging to the fragmented pieces deep within herself as she explores the origins of her identity, ultimately discovering what family really means.

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