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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-PARENTS ENG-045
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Title The Face in the Mirror: Teenagers and Adoption
Author CROOK Marion
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-2000
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published CANADA
Editor
Publisher Arsenal Pulp Press, 103 - 1014 Homer Street, Vancouver B.C., Canada V6B 2W9
Distributor
Page 154
Price
ISBN 155152 079 6
Type of material Book
Language of document

Document information
Document description
Country concerned CANADA
Index Origins-info
Child-opinion
Identity-origin
Child-post-adopt-sup
Identity-adoptive
Free text Through interviews with adopted teenagers, adoptive parents and birth parents, the author, an adoptive parent herself, reconstructs the feelings that these young people have about their adoptive life and the things that are important to them to know about their past and their families of origins. The chapter on search and reunion and the Afterword contain advice and information for adoptees searching for information on their origins.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Psychology
Potential users
Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents
Children