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The lost daughters of China

Karin Evans

The lost daughters of China

abandoned girls, their journey to America, and the search for a missing past

by Karin Evans

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Published by Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penquin in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orphanages -- China,
  • Abandoned children -- China,
  • Chinese -- United States,
  • Intercountry adoption -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKarin Evans.
    GenreCase studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1317 .E93 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16959499M
    ISBN 109781585426768
    LC Control Number2008028756
    OCLC/WorldCa213308868

    The book "China's Lost Daughters" is part memoir part history lesson into the dynamics of American families adopting Chinese girls. Evans weaves her own adoption journey with the eco-socio-political environs of China. Her research is thorough, though I found first-hand snapshots of the society from the local Chinese lacking/5(68). Read "The Lost Daughters of China Adopted Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search fora Missing Past" by Karin Evans available from Rakuten Kobo. In journalist Karin Evans walked into an orphanage in southern China and met her new daughter, a beautiful one-year Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

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    The Lost Daughters of China is an evocative memoir that will not only attract parents or would-be parents of Chinese baby girls but will touch the hearts of us all." (Chicago Tribune) Proclaimed an instant classic upon its hardcover publication, The Lost Daughters of China is at once compelling and : Karin Evans.   The Lost Daughters of China – Karin Evans This book mentions that there are 2 million young Chinese males unable to find Chinese wives which could lead to war. No mention is made of USA’s 57 million abortions since Roe v Wade.


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