An adoptor"s advocate by Patricia Irwin Johnston

Cover of: An adoptor

Published by Perspectives Press in Fort Wayne .

Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States


  • Adoption -- United States.,
  • Childlessness -- United States -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Foster parents -- United States -- Psychology.,
  • Social workers -- United States.

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Book details

Statementby Patricia Irwin Johnston.
LC ClassificationsHV875.55 .J64 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2859948M
ISBN 100960950427
LC Control Number84022702

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