Good Girls Don'T

Good Girls Don'T

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GOOD GIRLS DON'T is the debut effort of Los Angeles film publicist Patti Hawn. Patti is the older sister of the legendary film actress Goldie Hawn. At the exact time when Goldie's star was rising, Patti's star was shooting out of control. Her book is a deeply personal first-hand account of what it was like to be trapped in an unwanted pregnancy at the close of an era where home economics took precedence over sex education. It tells the story of the last generation of young women to experience life on the eve of the sexual revolution of the sixties and the passing of legislation legalizing abortion. It is a unique time in history, foreign to an entire generation of women, that resulted in an incredible number of reunions between birth parents and their children. As a teen-ager she becomes pregnant by her high school boyfriend. In the typical solution of the era, she is sent away to a relative's home to have the baby in secret. Patti gives up her infant son on the day he is born. This is where the typical adoption story begins..and ends. Many years later, after a life that led her throughout the world in search of answers, she found the baby she gave up. In GOOD GIRLS DON'T Patti finds resolve and acceptance in a life that at first glance appears full of imperfection. It's an engrossing tale of family, denial, secrets and redemption, a universal story common to all human. In an ironic twist of fate it is the most imperfect and challenging of all Patti's relationships that bring a perfect healing into focus.

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