The Lost Daughters of China Essay

Karin Evans
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Prebilic writes children's books, analytical essays, and technical publications and assists students in San Ramon, California, with language and reading skills. In this essay, Prebilic explores the book's obscure element—the violence towards, and belittlement of, women and children.

It may be tempting to read Karin Evans's book The Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past in terms of the facts of her international adoption. Evans wonderfully articulates her adventures and trials in becoming the new mother of an adopted girl from China. As a journalist by profession, she has the ability to sculpt imagery to describe the places on her journey. Her vivid and moving descriptions of Guangzhou in southern China draw for readers a virtual paradise in their hearts and minds. She gives well-worded imagery that helps the reader "taste" and "touch" the landscape of China...

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