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A Passage to the Heart: Writings from Families with Children from China 1st Edition
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The essays and occasional poem express all the emotions that accompany adoption from China as well as the nitty-gritty of dealing with packing, being a new parent, medical concerns, and more.
Amy Klatzkin is a brilliant editor who understands the adoption experience firsthand. She has not sugarcoated the experience, but given us the wonders, the complexities, and the sorrows here. Therefore, it is a great collection for those considering adoption as well as those who have already adopted.
This book makes a wonderful gift for adoptive families and their friends. I bought copies for everyone in my extended family. It will help them understand all the issues, and the joys and sorrows, of the adoption experience. Don't miss it!
In addition, this book does not "sugarcoat" the adoption experience but deals with both the joys and sorrows that are part of adoption. Klatzkin is a brilliant editor who has grouped the articles and a few poems in appropriate subject sections so that you can read what is of most interest to you at the moment.
This book belongs in the reference library of every family that has adopted from China and for their friends and associates. Don't miss it.
Should be required reading for anyone considering adoption from China!
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The book contains many stories about adoption. My daughter's story included. It's nice to have a copy to give to her.Published on April 6, 2014 by pal
I wasn't expecting the wealth of information that I got from this book! I was expecting short heartfelt stories about adopting from China. It has that, but also so much more. Read morePublished on September 8, 2007 by Mackey mom
This book is very informative, not so much on the official processes but in what to expect when returning home. There are also many useful resources listed in the book.Published on September 7, 2005 by C. Graves
I have been reading this marvelous resource but was deeply discouraged when I read four articles in a row about sickly children. Read morePublished on August 27, 2005 by L. Wiederspahn
This wonderful book provides information about the technical and emotional aspects of adopting from China. Read morePublished on June 15, 2005 by Adoptive mom