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An Improper Daughter

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  1 review
This extraordinary story – written entirely without self pity – is Ruth Jones’ memoir of her search for her mother.

In 1928, as a 10-day-old baby she was left at a children’s home with a note: “Her name is Ruth.” For more than a decade, this was the only information Ruth had about her origins. Then, a chance finding of a slip of paper in the orphanage’s attic gives a vital
Published April 2009 by Cape Catley Ltd
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Piper Mejia
A simple autobiography that young readers interested in the war and the treatment of children and women would enjoy. At times it was difficult to follow as it is not written in absolute chronological or around aspects of her life. However, it is an easy read of an admirable woman.
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