Mother's Ordeal: One Woman's Fight Against China's One-Child Policy

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Harcourt Brace, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 335 pages
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A young Chinese woman battles her conflicting beliefs and her country to bear a second child. Finding herself pregnant again after joining her student husband in America, Chi An was told to "fix the problem" by the Chinese government. When the US refused to help, the author helped Chi An win her case and effect a policy change.

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Review: A Mother's Ordeal: One Woman's Fight Against China's One-Child Policy

User Review  - Martha Stockinger - Goodreads

Fascinating, and at times, gut wrenching tale. No matter what side of the fence you're on politically, it's an educational and thought provoking book. Read full review

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User Review  - Maja - Goodreads

For large parts of this book I wrestled with nausia and generel discomfort at the vivid descriptions of abortions being made as late as during the birth itself. It was horrific to read and must have ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
Only a Daughter
5
Famine and Death
23
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Steven Mosher's books include Broken Earth: The Rural Chinese; Journey to the Forbidden China; China Misperceived: American Illusions and Chinese Reality; and A Mother's Ordeal: One Woman's Fight against China's One-Child Policy. He is president of the Population Research Institute.

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