by Martin Sixsmith | Biographies & Memoirs | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 9780143126805 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 6/6/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Thursday, June 06, 2019
I got this book at a local Goodwill thrift shop. It's a look at the 1950s practice of taking the babies of unwed Irish mothers and sending them to America for adoption, with a look at one mother, Philomena, and the son she began to search for fifty years after losing him. The book inspired a 2013 film.

[There's a TV Tropes page on the film, with references to the book.]

Released 1 yr ago (8/11/2019 UTC) at Little Free Library, Heritage Rail Trail in Nashua, New Hampshire USA


I left this book in the Little Free Library on the rail-trail on this lovely day; hope someone enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in NH here.]

*** Released for the 2019 One-Word Title release challenge. ***

*** Released for the 2019 Movie release challenge. ***

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