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Red Thread
By Ann Hood

The Red Thread

A Novel

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Format: Hardback

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Red Thread by Ann Hood

Book Description

"In China there is a belief that people who are destined to be together are connected by an invisible red thread. Who is at the end of your red thread?" After losing her infant daughter in a freak accident, Maya Lange opens The Red Thread, an adoption agency that specializes in placing baby girls from China with American families. Maya finds some comfort in her work, until a group of six couples share their personal stories of their desire for a child. Their painful and courageous journey toward adoption forces her to confront the lost daughter of her past. Brilliantly braiding together the stories of Chinese birth mothers who give up their daughters, Ann Hood writes a moving and beautifully told novel of fate and the red thread that binds these characters' lives. Heartrending and wise, The Red Thread is a stirring portrait of unforgettable love and yearning for a baby.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393070200
ISBN-10: 0393070204
Format: Hardback
(218mm x 150mm x 28mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 14-May-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Ann Hood

Knitting Pearls by Ann Hood Knitting Pearls, Hardback (November 2015)

The rhythm, ritual, and pleasure of knitting are celebrated in this new collection for lovers of both knitting and literature.

Italian Wife by Ann Hood Italian Wife, Paperback (August 2015)

From the best-selling author of The Obituary Writer, the stirring multigenerational story of an Italian-American family.

Providence Noir by Ann Hood Providence Noir, Paperback (July 2015)

Following the success of Dennis Lehane's best-selling "Boston Noir," the Akashic Noir Series delves deeper into New England's underbelly.

Little Lion by Ann Hood Little Lion, Paperback / softback (December 2014)

An old coin in The Treasure Chest transports twins Felix and Maisie to the island of St. Croix in 1772, where they meet seventeen-year-old Alexander Hamilton who is about to embark on a journey to New York.

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Author Biography - Ann Hood

Ann Hood is the author of works of fiction including the bestseller The Knitting Circle and The Obituary Writer, as well as a memoir, Comfort. She is also the editor of Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting. The winner of two Pushcart prizes as well as Best American Food Writing, Best American Travel Writing, and Best American Spiritual Writing awards, she lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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