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The waiting : the true story of a lost child, a lifetime of longing, and a miracle for a mother who never gave up / Cathy LaGrow, with Cindy Coloma.

LaGrow, Cathy. (Author).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"In 1928, 16-year-old Minka was on a picnic in the woods when she was assaulted and raped [and became pregnant]. The baby was secretly born, named Betty Jane, and given up for adoption. For decades, Minka wrote letters trying to get news of her daughter; she kept loving and praying for her, even though she never dared believe they would meet again. Until nearly eighty years later, when Minka whispered [a] secret, impossible prayer for the first time ... Unbeknownst to Minka, that very same day, a judge was releasing the sealed adoption records to her 77-year-old daughter. And soon, Minka's phone would ring"--Amazon.com.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 277.3082 LAG 2014 (Text) 33892100208520 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/22/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781414391908 (hc)
  • ISBN: 1414391900 (hc)
  • Physical Description: viii, 323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates (some color) : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: [Carol Stream, IL] : Tyndale Momentum, 2014.

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Summary, etc.:
"In 1928, 16-year-old Minka was on a picnic in the woods when she was assaulted and raped [and became pregnant]. The baby was secretly born, named Betty Jane, and given up for adoption. For decades, Minka wrote letters trying to get news of her daughter; she kept loving and praying for her, even though she never dared believe they would meet again. Until nearly eighty years later, when Minka whispered [a] secret, impossible prayer for the first time ... Unbeknownst to Minka, that very same day, a judge was releasing the sealed adoption records to her 77-year-old daughter. And soon, Minka's phone would ring"--Amazon.com.
Subject: Disbrow, Minka, 1911-2014.
Lee, Ruth, 1929-
Christian biography.
Adoption > Religious aspects > Lutheran Church.

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