The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller who Corrupted Adoption

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Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 307 pages
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For almost three decades, renowned baby-seller Georgia Tann ran a children’s home in Memphis, Tennessee — selling her charges to wealthy clients nationwide, Joan Crawford among them. Part social history, part detective story, part expose, The Baby Thief is a riveting investigative narrative that explores themes that continue to reverberate today.

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Fascinating subject, awful writing. - Goodreads
I found it easy to read. - Goodreads
Her defense for her baby selection was Eugenicists. - Goodreads

Review: The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

The Baby Thief is basically a report type book that tells the story of Georgia Tann who is considered to be the mother of adoption in the United States. This woman was one of the most brutal and evil ... Read full review

Review: The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

It was the kind of book that many book groups could discuss and Miss Tann but also politics,laws and how disease and poverty allowed all this to happen. If a reader is interested in history,corrupt ... Read full review

Contents

Georgias Home
1
Billy
15
The Plague
21
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Barbara Raymond has written extensively for Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home Journal, Redbook, McCall’s, Parents, Reader’s Digest, Working Mother, Writer’s Digest, and USA Today. She contributed to The Handbook of Magazine Article Writing (Writer’s Digest Books), and was an author of a Good Housekeeping Child Care section that won the National Magazine Award for Public Service. She has been nominated for a National Magazine Award in Reporting and received two awards for feature writing from Women in Communications.

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