Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self

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Doubleday, 1992 - Family & Relationships - 213 pages
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As recently as a generation ago, being adopted seemed no different from being raised by one's birth family. In recent years, however, studies have shown that being adopted can color many aspects of the adoptee's life. This ground-breaking book uses the voices of adoptees to trace the experience over a lifetime.

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Review: Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self

User Review  - Stephanie Peterson - Goodreads

as someone who was adopted, this book has in my opinion one vital flaw--the authors themselves were not adopted. though this creates an unbiased and strictly research based book (and there is no lack ... Read full review

Review: Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self

User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

Very useful discussion of how adoptees go through the stages of development. However, it does assume that people are told as children and are able to integrate their adoptee status into their lives as ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
The Context of Adoption
7
InfancyThe First Year oj Life
26
Copyright

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