Adoption Detective: Memoir of an Adopted Child by Judith Land

Adoption Detective: Memoir of an Adopted Child

byJudith Land, Martin Land

Kobo ebook | December 15, 2009

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A passionate love affair between high school sweethearts creates an accidental pregnancy during a sultry night on the shore of Lake Michigan. Rebecca's unforgiving parents banish her to an unwed mother's home where she secretly gives birth to a baby girl. Her daughter Judy is placed in the loving care of foster parents before being callously given to Mario and Rosella Romano for adoption on her first birthday.Reoccurring visions and fantasies of her birthmother plague Judy's consciousness for three decades until a life-changing passage into adulthood causes her to question why she was abandoned. What begins as a simple investigation into her medical and ancestral history slowly evolves into a passionate quest to discover her roots.Through good timing, perseverance, and a few small miracles, Judy eventually solves the mystery of her origins. But will the woman she has been seeking welcome Judy back into her life?About the AuthorAbout the AuthorsJudith and Martin Land live in Colorado and Arizona, They told the entire story of Judith Land's adoption, from her birth through adulthood, to provide the reader with unique insights into the mind of an adoptee at various stages of her life.

Title:Adoption Detective: Memoir of an Adopted ChildFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:WheatmarkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1604945729

ISBN - 13:9781604945720

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a great book you can hardly put down. The adventure that enfolds is presented in such a way that one can hardly put the book down. Every part of the story is enamored with emotion and feeling that relates to each event and gives the reader the sense of the outward love that made your faith a parade to finding your birth mother. Readers of the story sense your passion as they watch you grope and learn and find the tortuous path you had to take to fulfill your dream; a pathway through your past with previous family and religious and public institutions and their helpfulness and inadequacies, cooperation and obstruction, personal and legal maneuvering; every facet of every action by surprised and sympathetic but hesitating and mind questioning family—and the wielders of the rules of church and public and state institutions. That was an education, a fruitful one, on the mores of adoption. We bought a dozen copies and recommend your book to everyone. Fred and Millie Logan, Green Valley, Arizona.
Date published: 2015-09-09