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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elyse Schein, Paula Bernstein Narrator: Alma Cuervo, Effie Johnson Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2007 ISBN: 9781436125154
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Each knew she was adopted, but neither knew she was a twin. Reunited at age 35, they share their powerful story how they found one another, each redefining her sense of identity, and expanding her definition of family. Interweaving studies of twin science Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • Identical Strangers tells a shocking story of adoption gone awry—and how two strangers become sisters.” 

    New York Books

  • Identical Strangers is…a riveting, heart-touching story you’ll never forget.” 

    Darin Strauss, author of The Real McCoy and Chang and Eng

  • “Remarkable…powerful…[an] extraordinary experience…The reader is left to marvel at the reworking of individual identities required by one discovery and then another.” 

    Boston Sunday Globe

  • “[A] fascinating memoir…Weaving studies about twin science into their personal reflectionsSchein and Bernstein provide an intelligent exploration of how identity intersects with bloodlines. A must-read for anyone interested in what it means to be a family.”


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About the Narrator

Alma Cuervo is a stage actress and singer, who has also performed in film and television. She holds an MFA in acting from the Yale School of Drama, from which she graduated in 1976 alongside Meryl Streep. She starred in the role of Madame Morrible in the first national tour of Wicked. Her audiobook narrations include Colum McCann’s Let the Great World Spin and Francine Rivers’ The Scarlet Thread, among many others.