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Make me a mother : a memoir /

Relates how the author and her husband adopted a six-month-old boy from South Korea and the lessons they had to learn as parents, including how to incorporate aspects of another culture and how to discuss birth parents with their son. Full description

Main Author: Antonetta, Susanne, 1956-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014
Edition: First edition.
Contents: Prologue: Adoption as a way of saying life -- Part I: Arrival. Infancy : finding family at the S gate ; Infancy : like being alive twice -- Part II: Before. Dream baby ; An empty car seat -- Part III: After. Baby : and to my name as son ; One year old : separation anxieties -- Part IV: Growing up. Ages two and three : the doctor of Siena ; Early childhood : of many born ; Age ten : mothers and real mothers ; Age eleven : all of the above ; Age twelve : hosts ; Age twelve : embarking ; Age thirteen : going back -- Part V: My adoptive family. Ages thirteen and fourteen : old souls and young fools ; Age fourteen : all roads lead to you ; Age fifteen : moving on ; Mille grazie.
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