Lucky Girl: A Memoir

Title

Lucky Girl: A Memoir

Publisher

Algonquin Books

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781565126008

Pages

244 pages

Genre

memoir

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

In a true story of family ties, journalist Hopgood, one of the first wave of Asian adoptees to arrive in America, comes face to face with her past when her Chinese birth family suddenly requests a reunion after more than two decades.

Grade Level

9-12; Adult

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; Multiracial; adopted child; adopted adult; international adoption; interracial adoption; interracial family; multiracial family

Main Character

adult female

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Korean; Taiwanese) / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

birth parents; birth family; Taiwan; Korea; journalist; identity; reunion; culture differences

Diversity Impact

direct

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