Publish date: October 10th 2013
Publisher: Pan Books
Pages no: 452
Edition language: English
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I picked this book up at the library mainly because I'd seen snippets of the movie and was curious. I don't think the movie is anything like the book, though - the latter is mainly a reconstruction of Philomena's son's life, after he was adopted, with very little of Philomena in it save for the fir...
bookshelves: film-only, winter-20132014, published-2009, biography, nonfiction, true-grime Read from February 18 to 23, 2014 When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a 'fallen woman' and at the...