The Sound of Hope: A True Story of an Adoptee's Quest for Her Origins

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iUniverse, Dec 2, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 296 pages
When children are kept in the dark regarding their origins, nobody wins

Only rarely does a memoir come along that taps into the heart of the human condition. The Sound of Hope is such a story, told by Anne Bauer, an adoptee who cannot forget that she had another life and another family before being adopted.

Much of Anne's childhood was spent wondering about her other mother. She desperately wanted to know where she was, what she looked like and most importantly, why she placed her for adoption. Living in the closed adoption system, her questions were met with a wall of silence. This aura of secrecy only intensified Anne's quest to eventually discover her own story. Faced with anger and contempt, secrets and revelations, Anne sets out to uncover the truth. This powerful memoir traverses family and relationships and carries the unforgettable message that nobody should be cut off from their origins.
 

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Part Two
75
Part Three
173
Part Four
225
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About the author (2008)

Anne Bauer is a Registered Nurse and Reiki energy healer turned author. She was inspired to write a true account of her life as an adopted individual in order to raise awareness and reform for the civil rights of adoptees. She lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband and their three children.

Please visit Anne at:
http://adopteememoir-thesoundofhope.blogspot.com/

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