Journey Of The Adopted Self: A Quest For Wholeness by Betty Jean LiftonJourney Of The Adopted Self: A Quest For Wholeness by Betty Jean Lifton

Journey Of The Adopted Self: A Quest For Wholeness

byBetty Jean Lifton

Paperback | May 6, 1995

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Betty Jean Lifton, whose Lost and Found has become a bible to adoptees and to those who would understand the adoption experience, explores further the inner world of the adopted person. She breaks new ground as she traces the adopted child's lifelong struggle to form an authentic sense of self. And she shows how both the symbolic and the literal search for roots becomes a crucial part of the journey toward wholeness.
Betty Jean Lifton, Ph.D., has done extensive research and counseling with all members of the adoption triad. She is the author of several books on adoption, including Twice Born: Memoirs of an adopted Daughter and Lost and Found: The Adoption Experience, as well as a young adult novel, I'm Still Me, and a children's book, Tell Me a Rea...
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Title:Journey Of The Adopted Self: A Quest For WholenessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.75 inPublished:May 6, 1995Publisher:Basic Books

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ISBN - 10:0465036759

ISBN - 13:9780465036752

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The author of the "adoptees'" bible--Lost and Found--explores for the first time the inner psychological world of adopted people and shows how their search for biological roots can be a journey towards wholeness.