This Is US

This Is US

The New All-American Family

Book - 2011
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It was no mystery why California had 98,000 children stuck in foster care. There were not 98,003 because I was stubborn.

When David Marin fell in love with three abandoned children desperately in need of a home, there was only one thing he could do. Give up his relatively carefree life and learn how to become a parent. In the process, he found the future he had always wanted, but he also learned some hard lessons about single-parent adoption, the Kafkaesque side of Social Services, and America's anti-immigrant sentiment: Heartbreaking, funny, and inspiring, This Is US chronicles Marin's quest to create a better life for these children--and for himself.

Publisher: [U.S.] :, Exterminating Angel Press,, 2011.
ISBN: 9781935259343
1935259342
Branch Call Number: 362.7340973 MA
Characteristics: ix, 263 pages ; 19 cm

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