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kindle µ Celibacy a Love Story Paperback read Ú johnscyclingdiary ´ ➶ Celibacy a Love Story Free ➬ Author Mimi Bull – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Mimi Bull grew up secure in the love of family friends and neighbors never uestioning the unusual circumstances that caused her to be adoptedAnd Bull writes candidly of the emotional toll that this policy of secrecy and denial took on her I should like to have lived a life with my loving parents knowing who we all were knowing my father's family from the beginning and without the forty years of depression that compromised me and those I lov I received an ARC from LibraryThing This memoir shed light on an identity that I hadn't truly thought on before that of a priest's daughter I deeply admire Mimi Bull in her eighties for sharing her story and for giving a voice to a community seldom talked about My only complaint is that she could be a bit name droppy at times which would occasionally pull me out of the narrative

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The story of her adoption had been concocted not only to shield her mother's reputation but to hide the fact that her father was the gregarious young parish priest everyone adored It has only been very recently that the Catholic Church has begun to acknowledge the existence of other children of priests Now an octogenarian Mimi Bull lays out the details struggles and successes of her life in this memoir The thing that she believes makes her most remarkable is the fact that she is the daughter of a Catholic priest And the fact that her mother and her father chose to raise her somewhat together though they didn't make it known that Mimi was their child until much later in lifeThe author is a talented writer She brings to life details that are perhaps not that exciting really just the trials and tribulations that people incur while living their lives She has certainly lived a well traveled and secretive life in than one way I'm sure writing this book this was cathartic to her And I'm sure sharing her story is beyond meaningful to her family In this I applaud the author I won this book from LibraryThing

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Celibacy a Love StoryMimi Bull grew up secure in the love of family friends and neighbors never uestioning the unusual circumstances that caused her to be adopted by two women in the late 1930s It was years before she learned the secret truth that one of the women was her grandmother the other her biological mother and that Full disclosure I was blessed with an ARC copy of this book Poignant is an extremely overused word in book reviews however it is the best word to describe this writing Mimi’s keen sense of sadness and regret is evident on every page The writer sweeps us along the journey of her life that is rich and exciting yet underlaiden with melancholy Mimi so lovingly and openly shares her story that by the end of the book I felt I had known her forever Her story is one to share with everyone