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

User Review  - Joan Parker - Goodreads

Heard about this and wanted to read a book about it, was written just ok but mainly didn't like it because it was so depressing. Had to force myself to finish the book. Read full review

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User Review  - Shannon - Goodreads

This is the real-life story of Georgia Tann and the families she forever altered... Well written and terrifying because it's TRUE. 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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