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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.

Subject Birthmothers -- Fiction.
Adoption -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Adoptees -- Fiction.
Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
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.
Contents Cover; Looking for Oliver: A Mother's Search for the Son She Gave Up for Adoption; Contents; Part One; Chapter One; Part Two 1966; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Part Three; Chapter Nine; Chapter Ten; Chapter Eleven; Chapter Twelve; Chapter Thirteen; Chapter Fourteen; Chapter Fifteen; Chapter Sixteen; Chapter Seventeen; Part Four; Chapter Eighteen; Chapter Nineteen.
Note Print version record.
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.