Author Archives: Jeff Gammage

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“I Can’t Give My Daughter China. I Can Only Give Her Chinatown.”

“I Can’t Give My Daughter China. I Can Only Give Her Chinatown.”

Jin Yu is seven now, and lately she's been telling me she wants to go and visit her nannies, the women who cared for her at the orphanage in China. Not so much for herself, she says, but for them. Because she is sure they must miss her and wonder how she's doing. I promise we will try to go. "They are going to be so surprised!" she tells me.

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cover of China Ghosts by Jeff Gammage

[Book Review] China Ghosts

In his riveting memoir, Jeff Gammage creates a poignant and insightful chronicle of the making of a family.

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