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- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
"Gripping, rarely told tales of life as adoptive parents." - USA Today "Illuminates both the thrilling and trying elements of adoption." - People "Compelling, complex, and compulsively readable." - Elle "A rewarding read for adoptive parents, as well as for friends and family wishing to gain insight." - San Francisco Chronicle "Gorgeous writing,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
"Sherrie Eldridge once again makes a remarkable contribution to adoption literature, weaving together her personal experiences as both an adoptee and an adoption expert and skillfully examining the often unspoken thoughts of adoptive parents. "?, MS, author of Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens, and executive director, The Center for Adoption... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.00
The remarkable story of a couple who risked everything to open their home--and their hearts--to answer an abandoned child's wish. It was a small note buried in the file of a deeply troubled eleven-year-old boy--a plea for a normal life Rich and Sue Miniter couldn't ignore: The Things I Want MOST: A family A fishing pole A familyThe Miniters heard... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Aching to expand from a couple to a family, Jeff Gammage?a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer ?and his wife, Christine, embarked upon a journey that would carry them across a shifting landscape of emotion and through miles of red tape and bureaucratic protocol. On the other side of the world?in the smog-choked city of Changsha in Hunan Province?a... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 20.78
As would-be parents cycle through the adoption process, they balance anxiety and fear with the life-altering decision of adoption. The emotional toll of this dance can be completely overwhelming and can confuse parents while navigating the decisions of how to expand their families. Drawing on extensive research and the author's own experience... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the decades before Roe v. Wade. An adoptee who was herself surrendered during those years and recently... more...
- Beacon Press 2012; US$ 16.00
A compelling, dramatic narrative of how an American housewife discovered that the Guatemalan child she was about to adopt had been stolen from her birth mother, shedding light on the alarming and growing problem of international adoption fraud. Over the past five years, over 100,000 children were adopted into the United States, 20,000 of whom came... more...
- Midpoint Trade Books 2011; US$ 14.95
While books about adoption proliferate, none of them addresses the subject of open and interracial adoption like Jana Wolff's personal and frank account does in [i]Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother[/i]. Often irreverent, always insightful, surprisingly funny and stunningly honest, [i]Secret Thoughts[/i] tells it like it is: How it feels for... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59
You hear all sorts of things said or implied about adoption. Someinformation comes from people who know a lot about it, while somecomes from people who don’t know anything about it but makeassumptions anyway. Some comes from people whose experiences havebeen good; some from those whose experiences have been bad. Theresult? Enough conflicting... more...