The Twins Who Found Each Other Author:Bard Lindeman On a mild January night, a young man named Tony Milasi stepped from a jetliner at Miami International airport for the most important encounter of his life. Waiting for him was Roger Brooks. It was a moment neither will ever forget. Both were identical twins. Yet, at the age of twenty-four, they were then meeting for the first time. — The two brot... more »hers were separated shortly after birth and were raised more than 1000 miles apart, Tony by an Italian family in Binghamton, NY, and roger by a Jewish family in Miami. Through a series of incredible coincidences, they were to discover each other and reunite.
The Twins Who Found Each Other is more than just a deeply moving story of separation and reunion. through the lives of these identical twins whose upbringings were so different, Bard Lindeman explores one of the great human enigmas; whether we act a certain way because we are born with fixed characteristics (heredity) or whether we are chiefly molded by our surroundings (environment). An eminent psychologist thoroughly tested Roger and Tony, and his surprising findings and conclusions are part of this absorbing and extraordinary book.
Lindeman spent over two years researching and writing this book. In addition to Roger and Tony, he interviewed almost everyone who knew both brothers.« less
"That adage--truth is stranger than fiction--does not begin to describe this fascinating book. It is as interesting as a scientific detective story and as moving as any poignant novel I have read in recent years. I could not put it down." --Ray Robinson, Articles Editor, Good Housekeeping.
"Perhaps the most through and perceptive account ever written about the lives of long-separated and then reunited twins. It is not only an engrossing narrative but a human document which will have special meaning for all who are personally or professionally concerned with twins and their problems." --Amram Scheinfeld, author of Your Heredity and Environment and Twins and Supertwins.
Above quotes came from back of the book jacket. I picked up this book because I am the mother of identical twins. It was extremely interesting for me as well as other readers due to the "detective story" manner in which it is written.