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Before and after : the incredible real-life stories of orphans who survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society / Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 362.7309 CHR BEF (Text) 34207002277177 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 12/21/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593130148
  • ISBN: 0593130146
  • Physical Description: xiv, 292 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2019]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Part One: Truth meets fiction -- Part Two: RSVP -- Part Three: Reunion -- Part Four: The Reckoning.
Summary, etc.:
"From the 1920s through 1950, Georgia Tann ran a black-market baby business at the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis. She offered up more than 5,000 orphans tailored to the wish lists of eager parents--hiding the fact that many weren't orphans at all, but stolen children of poor families, desperate single mothers, and women told in maternity words that their babies died. The publication of Lisa Wingate's novel Before We Were Yours brought new awareness of Tann's lucrative career in child trafficking. Adoptees who knew little about their pasts gained insight into the startling facts behind their family histories. Encouraged by their contact with Wingate and award-winning journalist Judy Christie, who documented the fifteen family stories in this book, many determined survivors set out to trace their roots and find their families. Often raised by older parents as only children, many have joyfully reunited with siblings in the final decades of their lives. Wingate and Christie tell of first meetings that are all the sweeter and more intense for time missed, and of families from very different social backgrounds reaching out to embrace better-late-than-never brothers, sisters, and cousins. In a poignant culmination of art-meets-life, long silent victims of the tragically corrupt system return to Memphis with the authors to reclaim their stories at a Tennessee Children's Home Society reunion . . . with extraordinary results."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Tennessee Children's Home Society > Corrupt practices > History.
Adoption agencies > Corrupt practices > Tennessee > History.
Family reunification > Tennessee > Case studies.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Adoption & Fostering.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV).
TRUE CRIME / Abductions, Kidnappings & Missing Persons.

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