The Girls Who Went Away

The Girls Who Went Away : The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade

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A critique of the consequences of policies enforced after World War II prior to Roe v. Wade, written by an adoptee, describes how countless single women were compelled to give up their children and how their situations were devastatingly compromised by the growing sexual revolution, limited birth control options, unrealistic social standards, and the unavailability of safe abortions. 60,000 first printing.
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  • CD-Audio
  • Penguin Audiobooks
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0143058657
  • 9780143058656

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