Judy Christie - Before and After

The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society, a History Book Talk & Signing

Judy Christie is an award-winning journalist and the author of eighteen books of both fiction and nonfiction. She will discuss and sign Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society ($26.00 Ballantine Books). This is the true stories of the victims of a notorious adoption scandal--some of whom learned the truth from Lisa Wingate’s bestselling novel Before We Were Yours and were reunited with birth family members as a result of its wide reach.

From the 1920s to 1950, Georgia Tann ran a black-market baby business in Memphis. She offered up more than 5,000 orphans--hiding the fact that many weren’t orphans at all, but stolen sons and daughters. Before and After includes moving accounts of the ways in which adoptees were separated from their first families and the many who were joyfully reunited decades later. In a poignant culmination of art meeting life, long-silent victims of the tragically corrupt system return to Memphis to reclaim their stories with extraordinary results.


ABOUT THE EVENT

This event is free and open to the public. End time may vary.

Can’t make it to the event? To request an autographed copy, please click on the "Add to Cart" button for the book and be sure to mention you'd like an autographed copy in comments portion of your order. 

Event date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue
2526 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593130148
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ballantine Books - October 22nd, 2019