Jessica Lost: A Story of Birth, Adoption & The Meaning of Motherhood
Jessica Lost A Story of Birth Adoption The Meaning of Motherhood Author:Bunny Crumpacker, J. S. Picariello A mother and her child, lost and then found again after four decades: this extraordinary story of love, loss, and reunion is told in alternating voices by the two women, each relating her own powerful experience. For the mother, it's the tale of an unhappy marriage followed by betrayal, a pregnancy of uncertain paternity, and the heartrendin... more »g decision to give up her newborn. The daughter's search begins 40 years later, as she slowly, painstakingly, stitches together her story. These intertwined tales give us two unforgettable points of view of a remarkable journey -- and of the multiple meanings of motherhood.« less
Very creative format. It is interesting how similar the birthmother and adopted daughter's lives are even though they are appart for so many years. A little slow in the beginning when they are giving the background info and would have liked more information on their lives as adults towards the end but overall a good read.