Patty's Journey : From Orphanage to Adoption and Reunion (Paperback)

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The award-winning memoir of one woman's struggles and triumphs to reclaim an identity she had lost

This inspirational story of one girl's search for a home is an engaging first-person narrative of life during the Great Depression and World War II. Readers and critics alike offer lavish praise for Norling's graceful prose and the redemptive tale she shares.

"Patty's Journey is brave and candid, a shattering and finally triumphant story told with trustful simplicity. I surrendered to its straightforward chronicling of a dickensian family breakup in Depression-era Minnesota and the ensuing orphan odyssey of Patty". Faith Sullivan, author of The Cape Ann

"This amazing personal history is a vivid story of a stout-hearted little kid facing a scary chapter in American history....Patty's Journey could make the most hard-hearted reader into a change agent for kids". Carol Bly, author of The Tomcat's Wife and Other Stories

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Publisher Univ of Minnesota Pr
Mfg Part# 9780816628674
SKU 30333569
Format Paperback
ISBN10 081662867X
Release Date 5/23/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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Editors Note The award-winning memoir of one woman's struggles and triumphs to reclaim an identity she had lost This inspirational story of one girl's search for a home is an engaging first-person narrative of life during the Great Depression and World War II. Readers and critics alike offer lavish praise for Norling's graceful prose and the redemptive tale she shares. "Patty's Journey is brave and candid, a shattering and finally triumphant story told with trustful simplicity. I surrendered to its straightforward chronicling of a dickensian family breakup in Depression-era Minnesota and the ensuing orphan odyssey of Patty". Faith Sullivan, author of The Cape Ann "This amazing personal history is a vivid story of a stout-hearted little kid facing a scary chapter in American history....Patty's Journey could make the most hard-hearted reader into a change agent for kids". Carol Bly, author of The Tomcat's Wife and Other Stories
Editors Note 1 The author recalls her separation from her birth family, time spent in an orphanage, adoption, and eventual reunion with the sister who had never stopped looking for her
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Number of Pages 0208
Publisher University of Minnesota Press
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