Somebody's Child: Stories about Adoption

EditorBruce Gillespie, Lynne Van LuvenForeword byMichaela Pereira

September 15, 2011|
Somebody's Child: Stories about Adoption by Bruce Gillespie
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Universal stories of longing and belonging.

Our quest for origin and, by extension, identity is universal to the human experience. For the twenty-five contributors to Somebody's Child, the topic of adoption is not-and perhaps never can be-a neutral issue. With unique courage, each of them discusses their experience of the adoption process. Some share stories of heartbreak; others have discovered joy; some have searched for closure. Somebody's Child captures the many unforgettable faces and voices of adoption.

The third book in a series of anthologies about the twenty-first-century family, Somebody's Child follows Nobody's Mother and Nobody's Father, two essay collections from childless adults on parenthood, family and choices. Together, these three books challenge readers to reexamine traditional definitions of the concept of "family."

Bruce Gillespie is an award-winning Canadian writer and editor and an assistant professor in the journalism program at Wilfrid Laurier University's Brantford campus. He has worked for Canadian Business and MoneySense, and his writing has appeared in a number of magazines and newspapers, including Canadian Geographic, Chatelaine, Financ...
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Title:Somebody's Child: Stories about Adoption
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 7.5 X 5.5 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 7.5 X 5.5 X 0.75 in
Published:September 15, 2011
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781926971032

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