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Author Sixsmith, Martin.

Title Philomena : a mother, her son, and a fifty-year search / Martin Sixsmith ; foreword by Dame Judi Dench
Published New York : Penguin Books, 2013


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Description vi, 420 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Philomena Lee -- Michael A. Hess
Summary Fifty years after giving her son up for adoption, Irishwoman Philomena Lee decides to find him, while, on the other side of the Atlantic, her son, a lawyer in the first Bush administration, struggles to find his mother
Notes "First published in Great Britain as The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009."
Subject Hess, Michael A., 1952-1995.
Lee, Philomena.
Catholic Church -- Ireland
Adoption -- Corrupt practices.
Intercountry adoption.
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Politicians -- United States -- Biography.
Teenage mothers -- Ireland -- Biography.
Illegitimate children -- Ireland -- Biography.
Unmarried mothers -- Ireland -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Dench, Judi, 1934- author of introduction, etc
LC no. 2013015511
ISBN 9780143124726
Other Titles Lost child of Philomena Lee
THe lost child of Philomena Lee
The lost child of Philomena Lee