The Adoption Reunion Handbook, Paperback


The book describes the experiences that people have had when tracing their birth parents, as well as offering practical advice on how to go about searching and what to expect emotionally.

Each section has an advice box which summarizes key points, notes issues to pay particular attention to, or offers draft letters that readers can adapt for their own needs.

The appendix contains useful addresses and weblinks, and includes checklists for searching and for the reunion.

Chapters include reunion with birth fathers and birth siblings, as well as with birth mothers, the relationship with the adoptive family and dealing with reunions that break down.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 174 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Family law: children
  • ISBN: 9780470094228



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