The Velveteen Father: An Unexpected Journey to Parenthood

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Ballantine Books, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 242 pages
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Being a parent was not a high priority--or even much of a likelihood--for acclaimed journalist and novelist Jesse Green. Yet when Green, at the age of thirty-seven, fell in love with a man who had recently adopted a baby boy, fatherhood suddenly fell into his lap. [...] Green recounts the unexpected journey he and his partner traveled together on the road to parenthood. -Book cover.

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User Review  - Yeva - Goodreads

Finally had to stop on this one for awhile. Just too meandering, and I wanted to read their story, but so much was just opinion--not story. Read full review

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

The title drew me in, it is genius. This book was so beautifully written. It is the story of a man, who falls in love with another man who happens to be the newly adoptive father of a baby. So the ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Jesse Green is a much-anthologized, award-winning journalist and a regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine; his articles have also appeared in The New Yorker, New York, The Washington Post, Premiere, GQ, Philadelphia, Mirabella, and Out. His novel, O Beautiful, was called "one of the best first novels of the year" by Entertainment Weekly. He lives in New York City.


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