Doss's charming, touching, and at times hilarious chronicle tells how each of the children, representing white, Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, Mexican, and Native American backgrounds, came to her and husband Carl, a Methodist minister. She writes of the way the "unwanted" feeling was erased with devoted love and understanding and how the children united into one happy family. Her account re...
Paperback: 274 pages
Publisher: Northeastern; Second Edition edition (October 18, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 1 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 327270
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I've had this book since middle school more than 30 years ago and I have read it so often the covers have fallen off & the tradebook paper is crumbling. As a young teen, I loved the story but didn't know enough to appreciate the writing. Now I am rea...
novel, with scenes of hard times and triumphs described in vivid prose.The Family Nobody Wanted, which inspired two films, opened doors for other adoptive families and was a popular favorite among parents, young adults, and children for more than thirty years. Now this edition will introduce the classic to a new generation of readers. An epilogue by Helen Doss that updates the family's progress since 1954 will delight the book's loyal legion of fans around the world.