Catalogue by titles / Search: A Handbook for Adoptees and Birthparents, 2nd Edition

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ISS/IRC Code COM-ORIGINS ENG-012
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Title Search: A Handbook for Adoptees and Birthparents, 2nd Edition
Author ASKIN Jayney
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Date published/issue 00-00-1992
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher Oryx Press, 4041 Noth Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85012-3397, USA
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Page 316
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ISBN 0 89774 717 8
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Document description Commentaries
Evaluation
Guide
Testimony
Country concerned
Index Secrecy-origin
Fam-orig-post-adopt-sup
Origins-info
Child-post-adopt-sup
Free text The author describes this book as a "reference book for all those searching, considering a search, or wishing to know more about the plight of adoptees or birthparents..it presents choices and alternatives available to adoptees and birth parents who wish to search...", as well as to other family members and adoptive parents who wish to understand and support the search. Chapter 7 gives a listing of search and support groups, consultants and intermediaries in the USA. Chapter 8 lists reunion registries which maintain files on searchers who are hoping to locate birth relatives. Chapter 9 lists other search resources and services available in the USA. Appendix I is a state-by-state listing of how searchable information is kept. Large bibliographical annotation on adoption-related literature.

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Degree of interest Valuable
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