Check out this article about Debra Monroe's new memoir: "On the Outskirts of Normal": White mom, black daughter in small-town Texas town - Our Picks: Books - Salon.com
It sounds great to me. For one thing, I'm interested in adoption (see my story "White Swans" about a Chinese adoption in In an Uncharted Country). But also, what Malone is talking about brings another element to the discussion, and even advocates of adoption disagree. The book looks like a fascinating read.