Most BookBrowse readers gave high marks to this story set during China's Cultural Revolution. Here's what they had to say:
During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, infant girls were often abandoned because of sickness, physical challenges, or just because they were girls. Benfu, who makes his living scavenging landfills, finds these girls and brings them home to be loved and raised. They are given flower names and are thought of as a flower garden by Benfu and his wife (Mary Jane D). The Scavenger's Daughters is inspired by a true story about the redemption of the human spirit through the life of one couple who serve as an example of what a family could be even under the poorest circumstances (Gail G).
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Kay Bratt's cleverly titled novel fills the reader with images of refuse, dirt, and ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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