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Author Hancock, Marianne, 1948-
Title Looking for Oliver : a mother's search for the son she gave up for adoption / Marianne Hancock.
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003.

Author Hancock, Marianne, 1948-
Subject Birthmothers -- Fiction.
Adoption -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Adoptees -- Fiction.
Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary While clearing through her dead mother's bedroom, Emma happens upon the thirty-year-old newspaper clipping announcing the birth of the baby she gave up for adoption. Now a wife and mother of two teenage children, Emma is transfixed by this reminder and link to her first-born. Vividly recalling the stigma of her schoolgirl pregnancy and the pain of adoption, the story follows Emma's search for and reunion with Oliver and the consequences this has for her family life. This absorbing novel, while dealing with the grief and guilt of adoption, provides hope to all those affected by the adoption pro.
Note Print version record.
Contents Part 1: Family Life -- The Present, Chapters 1-2. Part 2: Giving up Oliver -- 1966, Chapters 3-12. Part 3: Facing the Truth and the Adoption Triangle -- The Present, Chapters 13-28. Part 4: A Reunion and a Family Party, Chapters 29-30.
ISBN 9781435602694 (electronic bk.)
1435602692 (electronic bk.)
9781843101420 (pbk.)
1843101424 (pbk.)
1843101424 (pbk.)
OCLC # 213305700
Additional Format Print version: Hancock, Marianne, 1948- Looking for Oliver. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003 1843101424 9781843101420 (DLC) 2002043374 (OCoLC)51294168.