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Labours of love : Canadians talk about adoption

Author: Deborah A Brennan; Gibson Library Connections, Inc.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Labours of Love unearths an issue that is still stigmatized in some areas of the country. Through conversations with adoptive parents, adoptees, and birthparents who reveal their inmost feelings, the reader will gain a new understanding of the joy and complexity of adoption.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah A Brennan; Gibson Library Connections, Inc.
ISBN: 9781770703537 1770703535 1550028456 9781550028454 1282815512 9781282815513
OCLC Number: 759156902
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages : illustrations, portraits)
Contents: The families. Paying it forward : the Gilbert family --
Our red thread : The Croteau Family --
Three blessings : the Battellino family --
Miracle off ice : Hayley Wickenheiser --
Prairie dreams : the Mapstone family --
Best laid plans : The Grabowski family --
Jacob's lesson : the Frantz family --
Fifty-three desperate days : the Herst/Jackson family --
The chosen ones : the Shields family --
Destiny's child : the Watling family --
Divine intervention / the Jordan family --
Open hearts : the Brown/Wingrove, Wannan, and Foley families --
Perfect harmony : Jeff Healey --
Finding Diana : the Brennan family --
Take two : the Smits/Mclean family --
To Russia with love : the Smith/Sullivan and Havel/Anderson families --
Hand in hand : the Gerrits family --
And baby makes three / the Drouin/Bolton family --
The next chapter / the Park family --
Daddy and Papa : the Kaiser/Carter family --
The professionals. Sandra Scarth, bachelor of social work --
Lynn Fearn Stewart, bachelor of social work --
Wilma Burke, bachelor of social work --
Michael Blugerman --
Brenda McCreight --
Michael Grand, PhD --
Marilyn Churley.
Responsibility: Deborah A. Brennan.
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Labours of Love unearths an issue that is still stigmatized in some areas of the country. Through conversations with adoptive parents, adoptees, and birthparents who reveal their inmost feelings, the reader will gain a new understanding of the joy and complexity of adoption.

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