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Philomena

A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search (Movie Tie-in)

Philomena by Martin Sixsmith
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“The extraordinary story of an extraordinary woman . . . Philomena’s tale is special. . . . It reveals a remarkable human being with astonishing fortitude and a truly humbling willingness to forgive. . . . I hope Philomena’s heroic search and her courage in allowing her story to be told will bring comfort to all who have suffered a similar fate.” —Judi Dench, from the Foreword

“A searingly poignant account of forced adoption and its consequences.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Riveting . . . Sixsmith chillingly recounts . . . this mother-and-son saga.” —Publishers Weekly

“Emotionally compelling.” —Library Journal

“A powerful testament to the strength of the bond between mother and child.” —Shelf Awareness

“Heartbreaking . . . a story that needed to be told.” —The Independent

“Delves into a woman’s grief with restraint and sensitivity.” Independent on Sunday
 

“The touching story of a mother’s fifty-year search for her son.” Sunday Times (London)
Penguin Publishing Group; November 2013
416 pages; ISBN 9781101636022
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Title: Philomena
Author: Martin Sixsmith; Judi Dench
 
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