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Examines the reasons nearly two hundred thousand single American women have decided to become mothers, and discusses father's rights, adoption, family responses, and the effects of single parenting on mother and child

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9780531098479, titled "And Baby Makes Two: Motherhood Without Marriage" | Franklin Watts, October 1, 1984, cover price $16.95 | also contains And Baby Makes Two: Motherhood Without Marriage | About this edition: Examines the reasons nearly two hundred thousand single American women have decided to become mothers, and discusses father's rights, adoption, family responses, and the effects of single parenting on mother and child

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Product Description: In the 1960s, when she was an unmarried college sophomore, Lynn Franklin gave up her newborn son for adoption. Using her own story as a point of departure, Franklin examines the changing face of adoption and explores the uncertainties and emotions that surround it with rare honesty and perception...read more

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9780517707555 | 1st edition (Harmony Books, November 1, 1998), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Examines the adoption process and its personal, practical, legal, and emotional implications

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9781478355342 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 16, 2012, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: In the 1960s, when she was an unmarried college sophomore, Lynn Franklin gave up her newborn son for adoption.
9780595340958 | Authors Choice Pr, January 30, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the 1960s, when she was an unmarried college sophomore, Lynn Franklin gave up her newborn son for adoption.
9780609804803 | Three Rivers Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Examines the adoption process and its personal, practical, legal, and emotional implications

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Product Description: A passionate love affair between high school sweethearts creates an accidental pregnancy during a sultry night on the shore of Lake Michigan. Rebecca's unforgiving parents banish her to an unwed mother's home where she secretly gives birth to a baby girl...read more

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9781604945713 | Wheatmark Inc, August 15, 2011, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: A passionate love affair between high school sweethearts creates an accidental pregnancy during a sultry night on the shore of Lake Michigan.

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9781604945706 | Wheatmark Inc, August 15, 2011, cover price $21.95

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An attorney specializing in adoption journeys behind the scenes of adoption to provide a personal look at the experience from the perspective of birth mothers and adoptive parents alike and addresses such issues as adoption scams, gay adoption, and open adoption. Original.

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9780399528163 | J P Tarcher, October 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An attorney specializing in adoption journeys behind the scenes of adoption to provide a personal look at the experience from the perspective of birth mothers and adoptive parents alike and addresses such issues as adoption scams, gay adoption, and open adoption.

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Product Description: Loved by Choice offers a clear and uplifting look at adoption from virtually every perspective. It is comprised of true stories that reflect the joys and the difficulties of those touched by adoption. Families working out an overseas adoption, those creating interracial families, grandparents, birth mothers, and even birth fathers are among the many who tell their stories...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780800717865 | Fleming H Revell Co, March 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Loved by Choice offers a clear and uplifting look at adoption from virtually every perspective.

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Product Description: Adoption is a life-long process that brings both joy and sorrow to those whose lives have been forever changed through its experience. The personal and intensely emotional stories related in this book realistically illustrate both the positive and negative aspects of adoption...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780897896696 | Praeger Pub Text, September 30, 2001, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Adoption is a life-long process that brings both joy and sorrow to those whose lives have been forever changed through its experience.
9780313374920 | Praeger Pub Text, September 30, 2001, cover price $27.95

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An illustrated celebration of adoption collects images and stories from twenty-five adoptive families to paint a loving portrait of the relationships underpinning the adoption process, from birth parents to adoptive families. (view table of contents)
By Niki Berg (photographer) and Mary Ann Koenig

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9780762408016 | Running Pr Book Pub, February 27, 2001, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: An illustrated celebration of adoption collects images and stories from twenty-five adoptive families to paint a loving portrait of the relationships underpinning the adoption process, from birth parents to adoptive families.

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First-person accounts by birth parents, adoptive parents, and adopted children examines how adoption, including open and multiracial adoption, impacts individuals and families, and reveals the frustration, joy, and expectations. (view table of contents)
By Gail Kinn and Ken Shung (photographer)

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9781579651527 | Artisan, September 1, 2000, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: First-person accounts by birth parents, adoptive parents, and adopted children examines how adoption, including open and multiracial adoption, impacts individuals and families, and reveals the frustration, joy, and expectations.

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In a heartfelt account of the relationship between a son and his mother, the author describes his discovery at the age of forty that he had been adopted, his out-of-wedlock birth, his adoption by a woman who turned out to be his own birth mother, the revelation of his real father--actor Van Heflin--and their impact on his life. 15,000 first printing.

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9780375401756 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author describes his discovery at the age of forty that he had been adopted, his out-of-wedlock birth, his adoption by a woman who was actually his own birth mother, and the revelation of his real father--actor Van Heflin.

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Product Description: 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 a woman to look nothing like her child and to know the woman who does...read more

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9780836221862 | Andrews McMeel Pub, February 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Records the adoption process as well as the author's hopes and fears about motherhood and adoption while waiting for the birth of her adopted biracial son

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9780967214313 | Vista Communications, January 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 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].

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Product Description: Thank You Son for Finding Me: A Birthmother's Story

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9780944031827 | Aslan Pub, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Thank You Son for Finding Me: A Birthmother's Story

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A positive and thought-provoking look at the joys and frustrations of adopting a child offers insights and impressions from those who have undergone the experience, including Rosie O'Donnell, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Pearl S. Buck. Original.
By Barbara Alpert (editor)

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9780425169018 | Berkley Pub Group, May 1, 1999, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Adoptive parents share stories of excitement, joy, trepidation, and fulfillment

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The author relates how he and his wife decided to adopt a toddler who was born addicted to drugs taken by his late mother, and how the three of them, through patience, generosity, and love, finally became a real family. IP.

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9780882821368 | New Horizon Pr, November 1, 1995, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The author relates how he and his wife decided to adopt a toddler who was born addicted to drugs taken by his late mother, and how the three of them, through patience, generosity, and love, finally became a real family.

More than thirty mothers and adoptees--including Louise Erdrich, Nancy Mairs, and Minnie Bruce Pratt--recount their experiences with adoption and explore such issues as open adoption, cross-cultural adoption, birth records, and adoption by lesbians. Original. IP.
By Susan Wadia-Ells (editor)

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9781878067654 | Seal Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: More than thirty mothers and adoptees--including Louise Erdrich, Nancy Mairs, and Minnie Bruce Pratt--recount their experiences with adoption and explore such issues as open adoption, cross-cultural adoption, birth records, and adoption by lesbians.

Examines important issues in child abuse and neglect cases and analyzes specific cases to discuss child placement

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9780300050912 | Yale Univ Pr, January 29, 1992, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Examines important issues in child abuse and neglect cases and analyzes specific cases to discuss child placement

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9780300059311 | Reissue edition (Yale Univ Pr, January 26, 1994), cover price $22.00

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Product Description: The courageous story of a mother who surrenders her child for adoption and searches for him 19 years later.--Booklist.

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9780939149414 | Soho Pr Inc, January 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author recounts how she was forced to give her baby up for adoption and stay in a home for unwed mothers, and describes her feelings meeting the grownup son she never knew

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9780939149759 | Reprint edition (Soho Pr Inc, September 1, 1992), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The courageous story of a mother who surrenders her child for adoption and searches for him 19 years later.

Clears up misconceptions about mothers who give up their children for adoption and the reunions of adopted children with their birthmothers

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9780882820729 | Reprint edition (New Horizon Pr, April 1, 1991), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Clears up misconceptions about mothers who give up their children for adoption and the reunions of adopted children with their birthmothers

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9780931832697 | Fithian Pr, February 1, 1991, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: book

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The Ryans adopt the son of an unmarried woman but the birth mother becomes determined to take back her child one year later, triggering a stormy court battle

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9780892563388 | Rawson Assoc, April 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Ryans adopt the son of an unmarried woman but the birth mother becomes determined to take back her child one year later, triggering a stormy court battle

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9780843930481 | Reprint edition (Leisure Books, November 1, 1990), cover price $3.95

Looks at the changing attitudes towards adoption, criticizes the adoption procedures of the past, and offers advice on creating humane adoptions

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9780890875513 | Celestial Arts, December 1, 1989, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Looks at the changing attitudes towards adoption, criticizes the adoption procedures of the past, and offers advice on creating humane adoptions

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Chronicles the current controversy in adoption cases through interviews and case studies

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9780931722592 | Reissue edition (Taylor Pub, October 1, 1989), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the current controversy in adoption cases through interviews and case studies

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An American couple describes their coming to grips with infertility, the decision to adopt, and the frustration of the adoption process itself

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9780151975143 | Harcourt, February 1, 1986, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The author discusses her infertility, decision to adopt a child, the difficulties of making the arrangements, and what adoption has meant to her and her husband

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9780809314980 | Reprint edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, March 1, 1989), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: An American couple describes their coming to grips with infertility, the decision to adopt, and the frustration of the adoption process itself

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Product Description: Pregnant and single, Kalya M. Becker was luckier than many teenagers. She had the support of her family and a group of good friends to help her through her pregnancy. When she was a senior at a Catholic high school, she learned she was going to have a baby...read more

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9781556120725 | Sheed & Ward, November 1, 1987, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Pregnant and single, Kalya M.

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