Books by Betty Jean Lifton

NON-FICTION
Released: April 27, 1994

"Ultimately, though, the book is imbalanced and unconvincing, despite its passion."
An useful though biased and histrionic account of the adopted person's struggle to form ``an authentic sense of self.'' Lifton (Lost and Found, 1979; Twice Born, 1975) continues to explore the struggles and journeys of adopted people. Read full book review >
TELL ME A REAL ADOPTION STORY by Betty Jean Lifton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Jacket note to parents. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An author long concerned with adoption issues creates a fictional model of the importance of candid discussion with young adoptees about their origins. Read full book review >