Download e-book for kindle: Finding Our Place: 100 Memorable Adoptees, Fostered Persons, by Nikki McCaslin,Richard Uhrlaub,Marilyn Grotzky

By Nikki McCaslin,Richard Uhrlaub,Marilyn Grotzky

ISBN-10: 0313342709

ISBN-13: 9780313342707

This detailed one-volume reference advisor presents optimistic and empowering biographical sketches of a hundred well-known and famous adoptees all through time, helping counter the numerous damaging stereotypes that exist that exist approximately those who have been followed, fostered, or lived in orphanages. This paintings appears on the lives of people that, regardless of conditions of their formative years, have been capable of achieve making very important contributions to paintings, track, technology, literature, politics, and entrepreneurship. This paintings solutions the decision to acquiring difficult-to-find information regarding famous adoptees. highschool scholars and common readers who're drawn to studying extra approximately confident position types in adoption and kid's matters will locate this booklet invaluable.

McCaslin outlines the parameters she used for inclusion within the e-book, after which discusses the historical past of adoption from historical civilization to modern day society. every one access specializes in the formative years of the topic, in addition to his or her profession and achievements. Entries comprise Aristotle, Edward Albee, Ingrid Bergman, Oksana Baiul, Ella Fitzgerald, religion Hill, Marilyn Monroe, Dave Thomas, Orson Welles and lots of more.

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