China Ghosts: My Daughter's Journey to America, My Passage to Fatherhood

3.88 avg rating
( 380 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780061240300: China Ghosts: My Daughter's Journey to America, My Passage to Fatherhood

Aching to expand from a couple to a family, Jeff Gammage—a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer—and his wife, Christine, embarked upon a journey that would carry them across a shifting landscape of emotion and through miles of red tape and bureaucratic protocol. On the other side of the world—in the smog-choked city of Changsha in Hunan Province—a silent, stoic little girl was waiting for them: Jin Yu, their new daughter. Now they would have to learn how to fully embrace a life altered beyond recognition by new concerns and responsibilities—and by a love unlike any they'd ever felt before.

Alive with insight and feeling, China Ghosts is an eye-opening depiction of the foreign adoption process and a remarkable glimpse into a different culture. Most important, it is a poignant, heartfelt, and intensely intimate chronicle of the making of a family.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Jeff Gammage is a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He lives with his wife, Christine, and their daughters, Jin Yu and Zhao Gu, in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by Harper Perennial
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booklot COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0061240303. Bookseller Inventory # Z0061240303ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by Harper Perennial 2008-06-24 (2008)
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ebooksweb COM LLC
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial 2008-06-24, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 0061240303. Bookseller Inventory # Z0061240303ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by PERENNIAL (2008)
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description PERENNIAL, 2008. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780061240300

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Gammage, Jeff
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Item doesn't include CD/DVD. Bookseller Inventory # 953853

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 198 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Aching to expand from a couple to a family, Jeff Gammage--a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer--and his wife, Christine, embarked upon a journey that would carry them across a shifting landscape of emotion and through miles of red tape and bureaucratic protocol. On the other side of the world--in the smog-choked city of Changsha in Hunan Province--a silent, stoic little girl was waiting for them: Jin Yu, their new daughter. Now they would have to learn how to fully embrace a life altered beyond recognition by new concerns and responsibilities--and by a love unlike any they d ever felt before.Alive with insight and feeling, China Ghosts is an eye-opening depiction of the foreign adoption process and a remarkable glimpse into a different culture. Most important, it is a poignant, heartfelt, and intensely intimate chronicle of the making of a family. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780061240300

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 198 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Aching to expand from a couple to a family, Jeff Gammage--a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer--and his wife, Christine, embarked upon a journey that would carry them across a shifting landscape of emotion and through miles of red tape and bureaucratic protocol. On the other side of the world--in the smog-choked city of Changsha in Hunan Province--a silent, stoic little girl was waiting for them: Jin Yu, their new daughter. Now they would have to learn how to fully embrace a life altered beyond recognition by new concerns and responsibilities--and by a love unlike any they d ever felt before.Alive with insight and feeling, China Ghosts is an eye-opening depiction of the foreign adoption process and a remarkable glimpse into a different culture. Most important, it is a poignant, heartfelt, and intensely intimate chronicle of the making of a family. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780061240300

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by Harper Perennial (2008)
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 'Revealing . . . thoughtful . . . A father-daughter love story from a sensitive writer who doesn't neglect thorny issues of race and culture.'. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061240303

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by Harper Perennial 2008-07-01 (2008)
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial 2008-07-01, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatched within 2 working days from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-ING-00003749

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.62
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, China Ghosts, Jeff Gammage. Bookseller Inventory # B9780061240300

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.15
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Gammage, Jeff
Published by Harper Perennial (2008)
ISBN 10: 0061240303 ISBN 13: 9780061240300
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780061240300

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book