The Birth Mother (Paperback)
Archway Publishing, 9781480875371, 338pp.
Publication Date: September 17, 2019
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On a business trip, a high-powered fifty-six-year-old American entrepreneur visits his partners in China. After their meeting, his Asian mentor invites him to an orphanage, a trip that will change the course of his family's life forever. Without hesitation, he and his wife fall in love with Anglo/Asian twin girls and become their adoptive parents. The children grow up in a world of twists and turns with multiple coincidences and synchronicity. Their journey takes them from China to Europe to America and back to China where their unusual birth mother enters their lives. This powerful story is filled with drama at every turn as the daughters face internal and external challenges. The Birth Mother is a story filled with love, pathos, tragedy, and triumph. Read, laugh, cry, and learn. It's a tale you will never forget.
About the Author
Seymour Ubell is not an author by profession, but he should be. Not having the opportunity of a college education, his knowledge came from the School of Hard Knocks. Mr. Ubell is a self taught, unique storyteller.He brings to the reader this passionate story about a mature American couple who adopt twin Chinese girls. Adding to the complexity of parenting adoptive children is the discovery of the actual birth mother, who by sheer coincidence becomes an integral part of the story and their family life. His scholarship comes from the many men and women he has met in every corner of the globe. He absorbed much of his schooling from his three well-educated brothers and in particular from his wife, Marsha, of over three decades. Seymour has matured into a self-taught businessman and author. The Birth Mother, a novel, is his second book. His first, A Life of Risks Taken, a memoir, was a 5-star rated Amazon book.Seymour has spent the past 23 years of his entrepreneurial life traveling and working in China and most of the world. He has made many Asian friends and shared in the intimacy of their lives and the history of their families. He has researched and scoured parts of Asia and the globe, adding to the authenticity of the novel.The Author was a feminist before it was fashionable. His story delves deeply into the power of women, their intellect, their strength, and the caring they offer society.The Birth Mother is a story you will be telling and sharing for a long time.