Philomena

A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search

by Martin Sixsmith and Judi Dench

Paperback, 420 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase

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Philomena
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A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search
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Martin Sixsmith and Judi Dench

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Book Summary

Fifty years after giving her son up for adoption, Irishwoman Philomena Lee decides to find him, while, on the other side of the Atlantic, her son, a lawyer in the first Bush administration, struggles to find his mother.

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12 weeks on NPR Paperback Nonfiction Bestseller List