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The Unfolding

In this episode, Sarah and Louise discuss Chapter Seventeen of  “Journey of The Adopted Self” by Betty Jean Lifton and then they speak to A.M. Homes.

A.M. Homes was born in Washington D.C. in 1961 and adopted at birth in a private adoption.She began to explore themes related to adoption in her 1993 novel, In A Country of Mothers. Just before the book was published her birth mother—inspired by an Oprah show on ‘reunions’ made contact. A.M. explored what happened next in her 2007 best-selling memoir, The Mistress’s Daughter.

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