Books of Interest

These are some of the books I have read, skimmed or plan to read. There are many more recommended at like-minded web sites.

Adoption Healing, by Joe Soll

Adoption Healing — for Mothers, by Joe Soll and Karen Wilson Buterbaugh

Chasing Away the Shadows, by Zara Phillips

Death by Adoption, by Joss Shawyer

Dubious Conceptions — the Politics of Teenage Pregnancy, by Kristin Luker

Fallen Women, Problem Girls — Unmarried Mothers and the Professionalism of Social Work, 1890 - 1945, by Regina Kunzel

Lost and Found — The Adoption Experience, by Betty Jean Lifton

Not Remembered, Never Forgotten, by Robert Allan Hafetz

Outsiders Within — Writing on Transracial Adoption, edited by Jane Jeong Trenka, Julia Chinyere Oparah and Sun Yung Shin

Shadow Mothers, by Linda Back McKay

The Girls Who Went Away, by Ann Fessler <>

The Other Mother, by Carol Schaefer

The Primal Wound, by Nancy Verrier

The Same Smile, by Susan Mello Souza and Joanne Medeiros

Wake Up Little Susie — Single Pregnancy and Race before Roe v. Wade, by Rickie Solinger

Evil Exchange Index, by Lori Paris and Joe Soll

The Stork Market: America's Multi-Billion Dollar Unregulated Adoption Industry, by Mirah Riben

Unlearning Adoption: A Guide to Family Preservation and Protection, by Jessica DelBalzo

Without a Map, by Meredith Hall

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