AdoptLit: Day 2 of the Sound of Hope book tour

April 4, 2013

Earlier this week a dozen of us began our virtual book club for Anne Bauer’s memoir The Sound of Hope: An Adopteeā€™s Quest for her Origins. Even if you haven’t read the book or joined the tour*, you may find the themes we are discussing fascinating: civil rights for adopted people, nature vs nurture, alcoholism, […]

AdoptLit: The Sound of Hope book tour

April 2, 2013

Several book lovers are sharing our thoughts about Anne Bauer’s memoir, The Sound of Hope: An Adoptee’s Quest for her Origins. Even if you aren’t part of the tour* and even if you haven’t read the book, check out what people are saying about it — you might find that this book is one you […]

AdoptLit Book Tour: The Sound of Hope, an Adoptee’s Quest for her Origins

February 8, 2013

Anne Bauer’s book title refers to a certain musical starring Julie Andrews that premiered shortly before the author was born, songs from which are interwoven throughout the narrative, sometimes in surprising ways. Her subtitle, A True Story of an Adoptee’s Quest for Her Origins, refers to the an in-depth look at the unique difficulties adoptees […]

Laura Dennis: what adoption reunion can teach us about openness

December 5, 2012

One of the best things to come from the Adoption Blogger Interview Project is that each year I run across new-to-me bloggers who help me see adoption from a new perspective, who make me ponder yet another facet of it. I was happy, then, to “meet” Laura Dennis last month, despite the fact that she […]