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The Other Mother: A Lesbian's Fight for Her Daughter (Hardback)
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The Other Mother: A Lesbian's Fight for Her Daughter (Hardback)

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Hardback 282 Pages / Published: 30/09/1999
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The autobiography of Nancy Abrams, whose daughter was taken into custody at age five, because of her mother's lesbianism. The narrative examines the social, legal and political implications of gay and lesbian parenting and asks ""what makes a mother?"".

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299164904
Number of pages: 282
Weight: 513 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm


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"The story of Amelia's conception, birth, and early raising, and of the two lesbian mothers who vie for custody of her without benefit of legal precedent or guidelines, is compelling, harrowing, and heartrending."--LeAnne Schreiber, author of "Light Years"


"An absorbing, well-told story . . . an original contribution to the emerging body of work on gay and lesbian parenting."--Jane Schacter, Professor of Law, University of Michigan


The story of Amelia's conception, birth, and early raising, and of the two lesbian mothers who vie for custody of her without benefit of legal precedent or guidelines, is compelling, harrowing, and heartrending. LeAnne Schreiber, author of "Light Years""


An absorbing, well-told story . . . an original contribution to the emerging body of work on gay and lesbian parenting. Jane Schacter, Professor of Law, University of Michigan"

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