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Message from an unknown Chinese mother : stories of loss and love

Author: 欣然, 1958- ; Xinran; Nicky Harman
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Xinran tells of her experiences and travails as a mother and her observation of other women as mothers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 欣然, 1958- ; Xinran; Nicky Harman
ISBN: 9781451610895 1451610890
OCLC Number: 646112786
Notes: Translation from the Chinese.
Description: xxvii, 239 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A book written for adopted daughters --
The first mother I met who had lost her daughter --
The mothers of girls are all heartsick --
The midwife's story --
The dishwasher who twice tried to kill herself --
Extra-birth guerrilla troops: a father on the run --
Red Mary of the orphanage --
The mother who still waits in the U.S.A. --
A morality tale for our times --
Bonds of love: stones and leaves --
Little Snow, where are you? --
Two letters from the heart --
More letters from adoptive mothers --
Chinese adoption laws --
Suicide among women --
The 18 wonders of Chengdu --
Support the mother's Bridge of Love for Chinese Children.
Other Titles: Niang.
Responsibility: Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman.

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Xinran tells of her experiences and travails as a mother and her observation of other women as mothers.

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