The Red Thread

The Red Thread

Large Print - 2010
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After losing her infant daughter in an accident, Maya Lange opens The Red Thread, an adoption agency that specializes in placing babies from China with American families. As six couples share their painful and courageous personal journeys toward adoption, Maya is forced to confront the lost daughter of her past.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2010.
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781410427687
1410427684
Branch Call Number: LARGE PRINT HOOD A
Characteristics: large print
427 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

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mrsgail5756 Jan 01, 2014

A very good book. Not to be missed.

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SuzeParker
Oct 06, 2012

Not a big fan of chick lit. All that angst! I don't usually think of Ann Hood as a "chick lit" writer, which is why The Red Thread was on my reading list. The positives of this book: The stories of the Chinese mothers (and in one case, a father) who must give up their daughters are realistic and heartbreaking. Sadly, these situations have been repeated hundreds of thousands of times across China. I also appreciated the path of healing and self-forgiveness that Maya had to walk. But I had a hard time connecting with and caring about most of the characters, and thought their problems probably wouldn't have seemed so overwhelming if they'd only decided to be a little less self-indulgent.

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