'Practical, detailed and thorough. . . . This is an essential guide for anyone considering adoption. Highly recommended."-- Library Journal
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This practical, wise, and encouraging book contains all the information a couple or an individual needs to investigate adoption alternatives and arrange for and complete a successful adoption. Beginning with a broad overview of options for both domestic and foreign adoptions, the author provides details about agencies, home studies, paperwork, and legal issues. She ... cover[s] procedures for agency and independent adoptions as well as concerns about intercountry adoption, special-needs children, preparing for a child's arrival, and longer term questions about raising an adoptive family.About the Author:
Lois Gilman is the author of The New York Parents book and a freelance journalist writing on adoption, parenting, and other topics. She is the adoptive mother of Seth, who was born in Chile, and Eve, who was born in South Korea. She and her family live in Mount Kisco, New York.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060153407