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Philomena: a mother, her son, and a fifty-year search

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When she became pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to a convent to be looked after as a "fallen woman." Then the nuns took her baby from her and sold him, like thousands of others, to America for adoption. Fifty years later, Philomena decided to find him. Meanwhile, on the other side of the Atlantic, Philomena's son was trying to find her. Renamed Michael Hess, he had become a leading lawyer in the first Bush administration, and he struggled to hide secrets that would jeopardize his career in the Republican Party and endanger his quest to find his mother.
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Last Grouping Update2022-11-29 20:02:01PM
Last Indexed2022-12-01 21:25:01PM

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Philomena : a mother, her son, and a fifty-year search
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Philomena : a mother, her son, and a fifty year search / Martin Sixsmith ; foreword by Dame Judi Dench
Philomena : a mother, her son, and a fifty year search [electronic resource] Sixsmith, Martin.
Philomena : a mother, her son, and a fifty-year search / Martin Sixsmith ; foreword by Dame Judi Dench
Philomena [electronic resource] : A mother, her son, and a fifty-year search. Martin Sixsmith
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