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Perpetual Child: Dismantling the Stereotype

Edited by Diane René Christian and Amanda H.L. Transue-Woolston

A collection of stories, poems, and essays aimed at confronting the “perpetual child” stereotype faced by adult adoptees. The pieces contained within this anthology implore readers to look deeply into their own ideas about what it means to be adopted and to empathize with the experience of being viewed as a child into adulthood.

Editors: Diane René Christian, Amanda H.L. Transue-Woolston

Adoptee Authors: Laura Dennis, Mei-Mei Akwai  Ellerman, Lynn Grubb, Lee Herrick, Jennifer Bao Yu “Precious Jade” Jue-Steuck, Karen Pickell, Matthew Salesses, Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen Sheen, Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut, Julie Stromberg, April Topfer, Amanda H.L. Transue-Woolston, Angela Tucker, Catana Tully

Publication Year: 2013

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