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Xinran

4.05 of 5 Votes: 2
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China Witness: Voices from a Silent Generation (2008)
language
English
3.66 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I sought to read this book out of a great interest over the modern history of China from the standpoint of ordinary people from all walks of life. I appreciate the author's effort to tour China to document true but publicly-unavailable stories, yet she has annoyed me in many occa...
Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love (2010)
language
English
4.05 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Järkyttäviä tositarinoita siitä, kuinka Kiinassa tyttölapsia kohdellaan. Samalla teos on myös äitien (no ehkä vähän isienkin, mutta he eivät ole pääosassa) puolella: kirjailija valottaa niitä syitä, joiden vuoksi kiinalaisäidit luopuvat lapsistaan, ja kuvaa äitien tunteita. Kerro...
Le figlie perdute della Cina (2010)
language
English
4.05 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Beautiful true life stories from the point of view of the mothers who had to leave or abandon their daughters in China. It was a unique experience to read about what the mothers went through, not just the daughters' journeys to find their roots. Economic and social reasons forced...
Kiinan kadotetut tyttäret (2010)
language
English
4.05 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: The stories of relinquishment are so heart-wrenching, I found myself crying many times while reading this book. I can imagine the acute ache of loss all those Chinese mothers faced and continue to face by giving up their daughters. I believe my grandmother had been given up and s...
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