Autobiography/Memoir

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Like Family: Growing Up in Other People's Houses, a Memoir

Paula Mclain

2013

This memoir details the years Paula McLain and her two sisters spent as foster children after being abandoned by both parents in California in the early 1970s. As wards of the State, the sisters spent the next 14 years moving from foster home to foster home. The dislocations, confusions, and odd pleasures of an unrooted life form the basis of one of a compelling memoir.