Tree Of Strangers

Author: Barbara Sumner
Homepage_9780995135406

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  • : $35.00(NZD)
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  • : Massey University Press
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  • : September 2020
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  • : Barbara Sumner
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  • : English
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Barcode 9780995135406
9780995135406

Description

Like many adopted children, filmmaker Barbara Sumner yearned to know who her mother was. New Zealands closed adoption laws made that almost impossible and coloured her chaotic adolescence and adult life. When she finally tracked her mother down, a longed-for reunion ended in tragedy. This remarkable, moving, beautifully written memoir explores Sumners conviction that everyone who loses their mother suffers some degree of physiological damage. They are all grafted onto the tree of strangers.