Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming America

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Basic Books, Sep 5, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 350 pages
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Adoption is both sweeping the nation and changing it, accelerating our transformation into a more multicultural and multiethnic country and helping to redefine our understanding of "family." Adoption Nation is essential reading for adoptive families, for anyone contemplating adopting a child, and for everyone touched by this extraordinary cultural transformation.

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User Review  - autumnesf - LibraryThing

Title pretty much says it all. Gives a history of how adoption has progressed in our country. It is a good book to read if you are adopting - but check it out of the library, don't buy it. Read full review

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Personal, factual, and enjoyable! The history of adoption is very complicated, but Pertman sheds light and gives context in a simple, direct way.

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Adam Pertman writes on family and children's issues for the Boston Globe. He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on adoption and has been awarded the Century Foundation's Leonard Silk Journalism Fellowship, the Year 2000 Media Award for exceptional dedication and commitment to children, and was honored by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption for Adoption Nation. He and his wife live with their two adopted children in Newton, Massachusetts.

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