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A study of the adoption process focuses on the birth mother, the child, and the adoptive parents, based on a series of six case studies and analysis by a leading adoption lawyer

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9780394503196 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 1, 1983, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A study of the adoption process focuses on the birth mother, the child, and the adoptive parents, based on a series of six case studies and analysis by a leading adoption lawyer

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Product Description: Room For One More is a beautiful story to share with children whose families are expecting a new member. The story focuses on a little girl’s reaction to the news that her family is adopting a baby. The child observes her parents as they happily make preparations for the newborn...read more

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9780842357111 | Tyndale House Pub, October 1, 1984, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Room For One More is a beautiful story to share with children whose families are expecting a new member.

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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 | Franklin Watts, October 1, 1984, cover price $16.95 | also contains The Actor, a Script, and an Ox: A Zen Approach to Acting | 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

Product Description: Care and Commitment is the first book to address the growing issue of foster parent adoption. Meezan and Shireman go directly to the source to find out why some foster parents, when given the opportunity, choose to adopt the children in their care while others do not...read more

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9780887061035 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 1985, cover price $53.50 | About this edition: Care and Commitment is the first book to address the growing issue of foster parent adoption.

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9780887061042 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 1985, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Care and Commitment is the first book to address the growing issue of foster parent adoption.

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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: Backcover says: People need to know , adopted children need to be taught, that for most birth mothers, giving up a baby is not an act of rejection, it is the most selfless, courageous brave deed thay can do, it is laying aside their own desires and longings to bestow on that baby something greater then she can gove or provide...read more

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9780842300292 | Tyndale House Pub, July 1, 1987, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Backcover says: People need to know , adopted children need to be taught, that for most birth mothers, giving up a baby is not an act of rejection, it is the most selfless, courageous brave deed thay can do, it is laying aside their own desires and longings to bestow on that baby something greater then she can gove or provide.

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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

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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

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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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.

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

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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