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The Baby Laundry for Unmarried Mothers (edition 2012)

by Angela Patrick (Author)

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In 1963, Angela Brown was nineteen and enjoying her first job working in the City of London. But then, a brief fling with a charismatic charmer left her pregnant, unmarried and facing a stark future. Her strict Catholic parents forced her to leave her job and family, and sent her to a convent in Essex for her confinement. Run like a Victorian workhouse, the nuns there vilified Angela for her 'wickedness'. After a terrifying labour with no pain relief, Angela gave birth to a beautiful son, Paul. At eight weeks he was taken from her and forcibly put up for adoption. Heartbroken, Angela thought about him every single day. Then, thirty years later, a letter came. It was from Paul, and a reunion was arranged...… (more)
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Title:The Baby Laundry for Unmarried Mothers
Authors:Angela Patrick (Author)
Info:Simon & Schuster UK (2012), Edition: UK ed., 288 pages
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In 1963, Angela Brown was nineteen and enjoying her first job working in the City of London. But then, a brief fling with a charismatic charmer left her pregnant, unmarried and facing a stark future. Her strict Catholic parents forced her to leave her job and family, and sent her to a convent in Essex for her confinement. Run like a Victorian workhouse, the nuns there vilified Angela for her 'wickedness'. After a terrifying labour with no pain relief, Angela gave birth to a beautiful son, Paul. At eight weeks he was taken from her and forcibly put up for adoption. Heartbroken, Angela thought about him every single day. Then, thirty years later, a letter came. It was from Paul, and a reunion was arranged...

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