Join Me for a – Fun – Book Event in Santa Monica!

June 2, 2011: Dear Friends in Southern California: Please join me on Friday, June 10, from 6:00 – 8:00pm at a book-signing party for “Adoption Nation.” It will be held at the Jeanie Madsen Gallery at…

Praise for “Adoption Nation”

“This book is an invaluable resource on all aspects of adoption.” —Deborra-lee and Hugh Jackman, adoptive parents “Adoption Nation is a treasure. It is the most complete book on adoption—ever—by one of the most eloquent, knowledgeable…

NEW, COMPLETELY UPDATED AND REVISED EDITION – PUBLICATION SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 2011

Adoption Nation, written by one of the leading experts on the subject in our country – Pulitzer-nominated journalist, leader of the pre-eminent research and policy organization in the field, and adoptive father Adam Pertman – explodes…

An Unlikely Crusader: Book Review by Ellen Glazer

As a veteran journalist at the Boston Globe, Adam Pertman had it made. At 48, with 20 plus years experience and several major awards to his credit, Pertman could pretty much pick and choose his assignments. And so he wore a variety of journalistic hats, ranging from California Bureau chief to restaurant reviewer. In each capacity, Pertman made it his mandate to write with clarity and accuracy and by all measures, he did so successfully. He did not seek to fundamentally alter the way that people think. At least not until recently. Then things changed.

Foreword by Adam Pertman: Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections by Deborah N. Silverstein and Susan Livingston Smith. Foreword by Adam Pertman.