The Foundling

The Foundling

The True Story of A Kidnapping, A Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me

Book - 2017
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In 1964, a woman pretending to be a nurse kidnapped an infant boy named Paul Fronczak from a Chicago hospital. Two years later, police found a boy abandoned outside a variety store in New Jersey. The FBI tracked down Dora Fronczak, the kidnapped infant's mother, and she identified the abandoned boy as her son. The family spent the next fifty years believing they were whole again -- but Paul was always unsure about his true identity. Then, four years ago -- spurred on by the birth of his first child, Emma Faith -- Paul took a DNA test. The test revealed definitively that he was not Paul Fronczak. From that moment on, Paul has been on a tireless mission to find the man whose life he's been living -- and to discover who abandoned him, and why.
Publisher: New York : Howard Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2017
Edition: First Howard Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501142321
Branch Call Number: 364.154 F93f
Characteristics: xiii, 347 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Tresniowski, Alex


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