The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History Of Women Who Surrendered Children For Adoption In The Decades Before Roe V. Wade

June 26, 2007|
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History Of Women Who Surrendered Children For Adoption In The Decades  Before Roe V. Wade by Ann Fessler
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In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the decades before Roe v. Wade. An adoptee who was herself surrendered during those years and recently made contact with her mother, Ann Fessler brilliantly brings to life the voices of more than a hundred women, as well as the spirit of those times, allowing the women to tell their stories in gripping and intimate detail.
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 Natio...
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Title:The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History Of Women Who Surrendered Children For Adoption In The D...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 8.39 X 5.44 X 0.78 inShipping dimensions:368 pages, 8.39 X 5.44 X 0.78 inPublished:June 26, 2007Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143038974

ISBN - 13:9780143038979

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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