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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Adoption.,
  • Adoptive parents -- Interviews.,
  • Adoption.,
  • Parents adoptifs -- Entretiens.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-253) and index.

StatementKyle N. Weir.
GenreInterviews., Entretiens.
LC ClassificationsHV875 .W415 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 257 p. ;
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3698553M
ISBN 100761827382
LC Control Number2003112692

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