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King, Mary Anna. Bastards : a memoir. All told, there were seven children: Mary, her older brother, and five phantom sisters.
Then one day, Mary was sent away, too. Living in Oklahoma with her maternal grandfather, Mary gets a new name and a new life.
Bastards: a Memoir
But she's haunted by the past: by the baby girls she's sure will come looking for her someday, by the mother she had to leave behind, by the father who left her. Mary is a college student when her sisters start to get back in touch. With each reunion, her family becomes closer to whole again. Moving, haunting, and at times wickedly funny, Bastards is about finding one's family and oneself"--Provided by publisher. Bastards : the remarkable true story of seven siblings who found each other as adults.
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Buy It Now. Add to cart. Be the first to write a review About this product. About this product Product Information Born into poverty in southern New Jersey, Mary Anna King watched her mother give away one of her five newborn sisters every year to another family. Then one day, she was sent away, too. Mary is a college student when her sisters start to get back in touch. Moving, haunting, and at times wickedly funny, Bastards, is about finding one's family and oneself. Book jacket. Additional Product Features Dewey Edition. King has the same unflinching eye, the same ability to inhabit her child self while trying to make sense of her world.
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