The Mistress's Daughter

The Mistress's Daughter

Large Print - 2007
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Before A.M. Homes was born, she was put up for adoption. The Mistress's Daughter is the story of what happened when, 30 years later, her birth parents came looking for her.
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Thomson Gale, 2007.
Edition: Unabridged large print edition.
ISBN: 9780786298150
Characteristics: 279 pages : illustrations


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Feb 14, 2014

Read this after reading the OUTSTANDING novel May We Be Forgiven.

The author's story is full of ups and downs and confusing interactions with her birth parents but after a while, I wanted the ride to stop so I could disembark. It's like when you hear an actor/actress being interviewed and it ruins your idea of that person.

I will definitely be reading more AM Homes. May We Be Forgiven still resonates but sometimes, some memoirs take me down a tunnel of gloom that I'd rather save for fiction.

ontherideau Dec 16, 2012

This is a great story. Belonging and longing to belong- thought provoking on many levels.

geezr_rdr Jul 26, 2012

The book seems overly long for the material communicated. Maybe it should be retitled something like "Salvaged from a Bad Affair", to put the biological parents in a more accurate context. It is probably a better read for people impacted by adoption.

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