The Nature of Small Birds: A Novel
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The Nature of Small Birds: A Novel  -     By: Susie Finkbeiner
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In 1975, at the end of the Vietnam War, over 3000 children were airlifted out of Saigon to be adopted into homes in several countries.  This humanitarian effort was put in place in the hopes of providing a better life for these children.  Mindy was part of the Operation babylift relocation program.  Although she loved her adoption family, she yearns to return to Vietnam to find her birth mother.

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Title: The Nature of Small Birds: A Novel
By: Susie Finkbeiner
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 368
Vendor: Revell
Publication Date: 2021
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
Weight: 2 pounds
ISBN: 0800739353
ISBN-13: 9780800739355
Stock No: WW73935X

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In 1975, three thousand children were airlifted out of Saigon to be adopted into Western homes. When Mindy, one of those children, announces her plans to return to Vietnam to find her birth mother, her loving adopted family is suddenly thrown back to the events surrounding her unconventional arrival in their lives.

Though her father supports Mindy's desire to meet her family of origin, he struggles privately with an unsettling fear that he'll lose the daughter he's poured his heart into. Mindy's mother undergoes the emotional rollercoaster inherent in the adoption of a child from a war-torn country, discovering the joy hidden amid the difficulties. And Mindy's sister helps her sort through relics that whisper of the effect the trauma of war has had on their family--but also speak of the beauty of overcoming.

Told through three strong voices in three compelling timelines, The Nature of Small Birds is a hopeful story that explores the meaning of family far beyond genetic code.

Author Bio

Susie Finkbeiner is the CBA bestselling author of All Manner of Things, which was selected as a 2020 Michigan Notable Book, and Stories That Bind Us, as well as A Cup of Dust, A Trail of Crumbs, and A Song of Home. She serves on the Fiction Readers Summit planning committee, volunteers her time at Ada Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and speaks at retreats and women's events across the country. Susie and her husband have three children and live in West Michigan.

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