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A Thread Unbroken

Bratt, Kay

Editore: Brilliance Audio, 2012
ISBN 10: 146921766X / ISBN 13: 9781469217666
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Titolo: A Thread Unbroken

Casa editrice: Brilliance Audio

Data di pubblicazione: 2012

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Riassunto: Many believe that those who are destined to be together are connected by an invisible red thread. If that is so, the fates of Chai and Josi are weaved together and tied with a knot that cannot be broken. Chai has been the self-appointed protector of her best friend, Josi, since their toddler days. Their lives are as far from extravagant as can be imagined ? but they don?t need material things to be content. Their carefree childhood comes to a screeching halt when they are snatched together and sold as house help, and possible future brides, to a family far away. This novel chronicles the girls? struggle to adjust to their harsh new realities once the comforts and security of their old lives are stripped away. While Josi and others around them in the same situation have reluctantly accepted their new roles, Chai?s warrior spirit cannot be broken. She remains strong and refuses to give up hope of finding a way home. Due to the infamous gender imbalance in China, thousands of females are trafficked every year to be sold as brides in remote villages and cities. Because of the lack of family resources, and the minimal efforts of the government to break up these criminal rings, many of the girls are never heard from again. Follow this story to find out what happens when despite one father?s lack of allies or money, he refuses to allow anyone to disrupt his quest to find his daughter.

L'autore: Kay Bratt is a child advocate and the author of several books, including Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage and Chasing China: A Daughter?s Quest for Truth. Kay and her family lived in China for more than four years, where she volunteered at local orphanages. In 2006, she was honored with the Pride of the City award for her humanitarian work in China, which she continued by founding the Mifan Mommy Club, an online organization that provides rice for children in China?s orphanages. In addition to coordinating advocacy and awareness projects for the children of China, Kay is also an active volunteer for Court Appointed Special Advocates and An Orphan?s Wish. Originally from Kansas, Kay currently resides in the rolling hills of Georgia with her husband and daughter.

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