The Baby Thief

The Baby Thief

The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption

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Baker & Taylor
Traces the story of a notorious black market baby dealer whose illicit operation between 1920 and 1950 was largely dependent on her success in coercing the abandonment and kidnapping of abused and disadvantaged babies, and who had an unintentional but direct influence on the popularization and corruption of modern adoption practices.

Perseus Publishing
For almost three decades, renowned baby-seller Georgia Tann ran a children’s home in Memphis, Tennessee ? selling her charges to wealthy clients nationwide, Joan Crawford among them. Part social history, part detective story, part expose, The Baby Thief is a riveting investigative narrative that explores themes that continue to reverberate today.

For almost three decades, renowned baby-seller Georgia Tann ran a children's home in Memphis, Tennessee ? selling her charges to wealthy clients nationwide, Joan Crawford among them. Part social history, part detective story, part expose, The Baby Thief is a riveting investigative narrative that explores themes that continue to reverberate today.


Baker
& Taylor

Traces the story of a notorious black-market baby dealer whose illicit operation between 1920 and 1950 was largely dependent on her success in coercing the abandonment and kidnapping of abused and disadvantaged babies.

Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2007
Edition: 1st Carroll & Graf ed,
ISBN: 9780786719440
0786719443
Characteristics: x, 307 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

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