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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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The compelling story of a young Chinese mother, giving a human face to the recent, chilling news accounts of how China has dramatically—and forcibly—decreased its birth rate. Mosher (China ... Read full review

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User Review  - autumnesf - LibraryThing

I've seen several recommendations for this book but put off reading it. I had read other books by Mosher so I thought I knew what was going to be said about population control. Not so. This book is ... Read full review


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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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