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Finding Fernanda: Two Mothers, One Child, and a Cross-Border Search for Truth

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A compelling, dramatic narrative of how an American housewife discovered that the Guatemalan child she was about to adopt had been stolen from her birth mother, shedding light on the alarming and growing problem of international adoption fraud.

Over the past five years, over 100,000 children were adopted into the United States, 20,000 of whom came from Guatemala. Finding Fernanda, a dramatic true story paired with investigative reporting, tells the side-by-side tales of an American housewife who adopts a two-year-old girl from Guatemala and the birth mother whose two children were stolen from her. Each woman gradually comes to realize her role in what was one of Guatemala's most profitable black-market industries: the buying and selling of children for international adoption. Finding Fernanda is an overdue, unprecedented look at adoption corruption--and a poignant, riveting human story about the power of hope, faith, and determination.

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ISBN:
9780807001431
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Subject:
Social Science : Gender Studies
Author:
Siegal, Erin
Publication Date:
May 2012
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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