Finding Margaret

Finding Margaret: Solving the mystery of my birth mother

Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Hardback Published on: 23/05/2024
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Finding Margaret is the moving story of journalist and broadcaster Andrew Pierce’s search for his birth mother. As he was approaching fifty, Pierce decided that it was finally time to track down his biological mother. He knew that he had lived in a Roman Catholic orphanage in Cheltenham for more than two years and was adopted at the age of three by a family who loved and nurtured him. As his career in journalism flourished and despite feeling like he was betraying the adoptive parents who loved him so much, Pierce began to tentatively search for his birth mother, only to find that she had done everything she could to ensure he would never find her.

When he finally managed to meet her, the mystery only deepened, leading him to Ireland in search of the man who may or may not have been his father. During his search, Pierce also realises the extent of the mistreatment he suffered at the orphanage and attempts to forge a relationship with the woman who gave him away.

This candid book is a heartwarming page turner that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey. Full of amusing and arresting anecdotes, at its heart lies the inspirational story of one man’s extensive search for his birth mother and what happened when he finally found her.

  • Publisher: Biteback Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781785908743
  • Number of pages: 320

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Finding Margaret
I couldn’t put this book down. Read it on a Sunday afternoon. I feel so sorry Andrew . He has an amazing adoptive family. Couldn’t wish for a better family
Jill Maitland
Finding Margaret
I ordered this book as a pre order after reading the serialisation in ‘Daily Mail and feeling really gripped by the story. This really is the epitome of a ... READ MORE
Rita McCabe