Welcome To Jonathan Marin's Home Page
Board Game You Play in the Dark is a satire, modeled loosely on the board
game "Monopoly", that highlights the frustrations experienced by adult adoptees
who are trying to search for their origins.
Essays. Most of these essays present novel, practical solutions to
vexing chronic problems. Topics include polygraph evidence, education
reform, science education, tobacco regulation, corporate downsizing, employee
stock ownership, and fragmentation of the environmentalist movement. Others,
such as "Jewish Social Conscience", simply share insights into why things
are as they are.
Lyrics. Some funny, some cynical, some sentimental. They generate a nice
flow of e-mail - some complimentary, some angry - but none (so far) from
composers who'd like to collaborate.
and Wit. Convention buries many subjects in euphemism. I step right up
and call a spade an entrenching tool. "Toxic Wells, NJ" seems to be the most
Adoptees and Abortion - The Void Behind Us
by Jonathan Marin
(This article first appeared in the Winter 1998 issue of the Bastard Quarterly.)
Search Page There's more to the internet than just the World Wide Web.
Here's Wais, FTP, Archie, Veronica, and more.
- A Poem. The Voices of Adoption people have added beautiful illustrations
and graphics to my text, at
Voices of Adoption:Marin's World-Ailanthus. A collection of my
adoptee-related work is housed at
of Adoption - Marin's World.
Baby Zenko -
A Birthmother's Desperation A true story of relinquishment, adoption,
and bureaucratic insensitivity.
Places to Visit ... Eclectic Links
Technology, and Innovation Links Page
Year 2000 Links
The Veritas Center Home
Page Where honest litigants and their attorneys go to
Please pay no attention to these links. (
J ) They're only here for the benefit of those search engines whose
spiders don't like to crawl down more than one level.