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Author Antonetta, Susanne, 1956-

Title Make me a mother : a memoir / Susanne Antonetta.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    362.734 ANT    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    362.734 ANT    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    362.734 ANT    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 256 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue: Adoption as a way of saying life -- Part I: Arrival -- Infancy : finding family at the S gate -- Infancy : like being alive twice -- Part II: Before -- Dream baby -- An empty car seat -- Part III: After -- Baby : and to my name as son -- One year old : separation anxieties -- Part IV: Growing up -- Ages two and three : the doctor of Siena -- Early childhood : of many born -- Age ten : mothers and real mothers -- Age eleven : all of the above -- Age twelve : hosts -- Age twelve : embarking -- Age thirteen : going back -- Part V: My adoptive family -- Ages thirteen and fourteen : old souls and young fools -- Age fourteen : all roads lead to you -- Age fifteen : moving on -- Mille grazie.
Summary Relates how the author and her husband adopted a six-month-old boy from South Korea and the lessons they had to learn as parents, including how to incorporate aspects of another culture and how to discuss birth parents with their son.
Subject Antonetta, Susanne, 1956-
Antonetta, Susanne, 1956- -- Family.
Adoptive parents -- United States -- Biography.
Mothers -- United States -- Biography.
Intercountry adoption -- United States.
Intercountry adoption -- Korea (South)
Interracial adoption -- United States.
Parenting -- United States.
Child rearing -- United States.
ISBN 9780393068177 hardcover alkaline paper
039306817X hardcover alkaline paper

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