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Searching For Grace

4.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
“I don’t remember when Mummy first told me that she was not my real mother, but her words, “You can call me Mummy, but I’m not your real mummy,” are part of the fabric of my earliest memories. For a time the contradictory meaning of her words registers only on a subconscious level. Mummy is Mummy. I don’t comprehend anything beyond that, nor do I want to. All the same, the ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published 2010 by Steele Roberts
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Mar 11, 2011 Mandy rated it really liked it
This book is lovely – physically. The size is perfect. The feel of the book when reading made me think I was reading something special – sorry, I can’t define it any better than that. The layout with pictures, chapters and text is just beautiful. I think the overall physical ‘feel’ of this book definitely adds to the reading experience and it ties in perfectly with the story being told. Well done, Carol, you obviously chose excellent people to present your wonderful work.

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Mar 03, 2012 Ruth rated it it was amazing
This finely crafted book tells a riveting true story. The memoir of an English childhood is tinged with the mystery of who Heather’s parents really were. As a sometime genealogist I felt empathy with the authors right from the beginning. This personal account is well written (by a mother and daughter) and lavishly published on thick paper with coloured illustrations throughout. The authors say they “always hoped that our book would encourage interest and debate about the need for children (and a ...more
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Sep 25, 2011 Ginger Jane rated it really liked it
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Jun 12, 2012 Wendy rated it liked it
Well researched and written. Interesting historically. Did jump around too much for me though & got a bit tired of it.
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Apr 09, 2012 Hayley Collins rated it it was amazing
Brilliant book! Had me smiling and in tears all the way through.
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