Nobody’s Son: All Alex ever wanted was a family of his own

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Born in a prison and removed from his drug-dependent mother, rejection is all that 7-year-old Alex knows.

When Cathy is asked to foster little Alex, aged 7, her immediate reaction is: Why can’t he stay with his present carers for the last month? He’s already had many moves since coming into care as a toddler and he’ll only be with her a short while before he goes to live with his permanent adoptive family. But the present carers are expecting a baby and the foster mother isn’t coping, so Alex goes to live with Cathy.

He settles easily and is very much looking forward to having a forever family of his own. The introductions and move to his adoptive family go well. But Alex is only with them for a week when problems begin. What happens next is both shocking and upsetting, and calls into question the whole adoption process.

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HarperCollins UK
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Published on
Feb 23, 2017
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9780008187576
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Family & Relationships / Adoption & Fostering
Family & Relationships / Anger
Self-Help / Abuse
Social Science / Social Work
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