The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade

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UPC:
9781594200946
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
2006-05-04
Release Date:
2006-05-04
Author:
Ann Fessler
Language:
english
Edition:
First Edition

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A critique of the consequences of policies enforced after World War II prior to Roe v. Wade, written by an adoptee, describes how countless single women were compelled to give up their children and how their situations were devastatingly compromised by the growing sexual revolution, limited birth control options, unrealistic social standards, and the unavailability of safe abortions. 60,000 first printing.

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