Girls on the Line

Girls on the Line

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Told in two voices, Luli and Yun, raised in an orphanage to age sixteen, work together in a factory until Yun, pregnant, disappears and Luli must confront the dangers of the outside world to find her. Includes facts about China's One-Child Policy and its effects.
Gujiao, China, 2009. Luli has aged out of the orphanage, and her friend Yun helps her get work at a factory. Yun has new clothes, a cell phone, and a boyfriend. But word is Yung is a bride trafficker, romancing young women, kidnapping them, and selling them to bachelors in the countryside. When Yun discovers she's pregnant, she is fired from her job... and disappears. Is there any way Luli can help her friend? -- adapted from jacket
Publisher: Minneapolis :, Carolrhoda Lab,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781512459388
1512459380
Branch Call Number: YAFICTION Liu
Characteristics: 226 pages ; 22 cm

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