The lost daughters of China: abandoned girls, their journey to America and the search for a missing past

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J.P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 270 pages
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The memoir of an American mother of an adopted Chinese baby girl is a cultural history of the events that led to the controversial 1980 one-child policy in China and the subsequent generation-long abandonment of Chinese daughters to American families. 18,000 first printing.

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Review: The Lost Daughters of China

User Review  - Stephani Meyers - Goodreads

This was a very readable book. Although a bit general for my taste, it was a good insight into adoption in China. Read full review

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User Review  - Carolyn Johnson - Goodreads

Terrific, compassionate book about the mothers of girls adopted from China. Good for any parenting adopting internationally. Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Evans has been an editor for numberous publications, including Outside, Rocky Mountain Magazine, the San Francisco Examiner's Sunday magazine, Health, and Hippocrates, and spent two years as a stringer for Newsweek's Hong Kong bureau.