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The Shiniest Jewel by Marian Henley
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A caveat: the artist who invented "Maxine" is not the artist who wrote this book; nonetheless, it is a fascinating form for a paean to adoption.

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September 30, 2008 – Finished Reading
January 2, 2009 – Shelved

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message 1: by Marian (new)

Marian Actually, I DID create "Maxine" in 1981. A Hallmark character by the same name appeared several years later and came to dominate the market, which ruined my character's recognition factor.

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