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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Gabrielle Glaser's previous book, "Her Best-Kept Secret: Why Women Drink--And How They Can Regain Control," was a New York Times bestseller that offered a critical viewpoint of Alcoholics Anonymous and promoted evidence-based treatments.
Glaser's articles on mental health, medicine, and culture have been published by The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, among others. She has appeared on many national radio and television programs, including NPR's Fresh Air, All Things Considered, WNYC's On the Media, and The Brian Lehrer Show, NBC's Nightly News, ABC's World NewsTonight, and All in with Chris Hayes.
ABOUT THE BOOK
"A searing narrative that combines the detailed saga of one unwed teenage mother with deep research on all aspects of a scandalous adoption industry…Throughout, the author deftly follows this genuinely human story, exposing the darker corners of adoption in 20th-century America. Glaser accomplishes an impressive feat here.
—Kirkus Reviews, (*starred review*)
[A] sweeping and novelistic account . . a well-paced work of research made stronger by Glaser’s ability to write with clarity and intensity about a harsh reality. Never losing sight of her story’s emotional heart, Glaser delivers a page-turning and illuminating work.
—Publishers Weekly (*starred review*)