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Author Xinran, 1958-

Common Titl Niang. eng
Title Message from an unknown Chinese mother : stories of loss and love / Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman

Publ Info New York : Scribner, 2011
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  HQ759 .X56 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvii, 239 pages ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Translation from the Chinese
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
Note Xinran tells of her experiences and travails as a mother and her observation of other women as mothers
LC subject Mothers -- China -- Biography
Mothers -- China -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Mothers -- China -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Mothers and daughters -- China
Motherhood -- China
Children -- China
Family policy -- China
Family size -- China
Loss (Psychology)
China -- Social conditions -- 1976-2000
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