The Lost Daughters of China received generally appreciative reviews. Eleanor J. Bader in Library Journal praises Evans’s ‘‘riveting’’ examination of misogyny in China, pointing out that Evans does not ‘‘demonize’’ the Chinese people: ‘‘Instead, she eloquently assesses the conditions that force couples to abandon their offspring and chronicles the emotional anguish that accompanies the decision to give up a child.’’
For Vanessa Bush in Booklist, Evans ‘‘brings a mother’s and a reporter’s perspectives to this moving account of...
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