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The Lost Daughters of China Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and Their Search for a Missing Past by Karin Evans

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Published by Tarcher .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Sociology,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Services For Abused Children,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • China,
  • USA,
  • Adoption,
  • Asia - China,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Family & Relationships / General,
  • United States,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • Abandoned children,
  • Chinese,
  • Orphanages

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8816285M
ISBN 101585420263
ISBN 109781585420261

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The irony of being an Asian child adopted into a White American military family growing up in Asian countries and otherwise on U.S. military bases is not lost on me. As I addressed in " Colonized Through Adoption," my life was the exemplification of Whiteness as . The Lost Daughters of China is a deeply moving factual account of the current state of affairs regarding abandoned children and adoption in China. The book depicts, through simple first-person accounting and straightforward factual and secondary accounts, true triumph over tragedy.   The Lost Daughters of China Published by User, 19 years ago As the grandmother of an adopted Chinese four year old, I treasure this book for the evocative way the author told of her feelings about her journey to China to get her daughter, so much like my own daughter's story, so much like my own feelings.5/5(5). The Lost Daughters of China: Adopted Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past by Karin Evans is a memoir about the process Evans went through to adopt her daughter from China. Originally released in , Evans published an updated version in to cover China’s ever-changing policies on adopting children.

Find books like The Lost Daughters of China from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Lost Daughters of China also l. About The Lost Daughters of China. In journalist Karin Evans walked into an orphanage in southern China and met her new daughter, a beautiful one-year-old baby girl. In this fateful moment Evans became part of a profound, increasingly common human drama that links abandoned Chinese girls with foreigners who have traveled many miles to complete their families. Karin Evans's The Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past (New York, ) is an account of the experiences of Evans and her husband as they adopt a baby girl from an orphanage in China. The book interweaves Evans's personal story with information about Chinese culture and society. Of particular importance is the Chinese population. China's Lost and Found Daughters. A generation of children given away under China's controversial one-child policy search for their biological parents. 02 Apr GMT China, Asia.

  At once a compelling personal narrative and an evocative portrait of contemporary China, The Lost Daughters of China has also served as an invaluable guide for thousands of readers as they navigated the process of adopting from China. However, much has changed in terms of the Chinese government?s policies on adoption since this book was 4/4(3). Lost Daughters was published in print and Kindle format through CQT Media and Publishing and Land of Gazillion Adoptees in early The beautiful cover art of painted flowers was provided by artist and Lost Daughter, Carlynne Hershberger. % of our portion . The Lost Daughters of China Summary. Karin Evans's The Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past (New York, ) is an account of the experiences of Evans and her husband as they adopt a baby girl from an orphanage in China. The book interweaves Evans's personal story with information about Chinese culture and society.   At once a compelling personal narrative and an evocative portrait of contemporary China, The Lost Daughters of China has also served as an invaluable guide for thousands of readers as they navigated the process of adopting from China. However, much has changed in terms of the Chinese government's policies on adoption since this book was 5/5(6).