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Falling for myself : a memoir —Palmer, Dorothy Ellen, 1955- author.
Book
2019
2 available of 2 items

"In this searing and seriously funny memoir Dorothy Ellen Palmer falls down, a lot, and spends a lifetime learning to appreciate it. Born with congenital anomalies in both feet, then called birth defects, she was adopted...

Somebody's child : stories about adoption
Book
2011
5 available of 6 items

Older sister. Not necessarily related —Wills, Jenny Heijun, author.
Book
2019
18 available of 20 items

"A beautiful and haunting memoir of kinship and culture rediscovered. Jenny Heijun Wills was born in Korea and adopted as an infant into a white family in small-town Canada. In her late twenties, she reconnected with her...

Serendipity road —DeVrye, Catherine.
Book
2006
1 available of 1 items

Finding family —Ouston, Rick, 1955-
Book
1994
1 available of 1 items

Paper shadows a Chinatown childhood —Choy, Wayson, 1939-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

This is a memoir of the author's childhood days in Vancouver's Chinatown, during the 1930s and 1940s. He is able to piece together deeply held family secrets that came from China in the form of "paper shadows." With an e...

Reunion the search for my birth family —Allen, Madelene, 1942-2003.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2002

Like many adopted children, the author struggled to fill a void that would not go away. She chronicles her difficult odyssey to discover the identity of her real parents. She discusses the critical issues that face those...

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