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In this heart-wrenching story of an open adoption gone wrong, Caroline Leavitt reveals the astonishing power of family bonds and maternal love. Sara, sixteen, is in denial about her pregnancy and too far along for an abortion. Her once-devoted boyfriend has disappeared so Sara decides her only option is an open adoption with George and Eva, a couple desperate for a child. After the birth it's clear Sara has a bond with the child that Eva can't duplicate and Eva and George make a drastic decision, with devastating consequences for them all.

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"A poignant story of family and love, of what we lose, and sometimes, what we find again."

- Gail Tsukiyama, author of Dreaming Water

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In this heart-wrenching story of an open adoption gone wrong, Caroline Leavitt reveals the astonishing power of family bonds and maternal love. Sara, sixteen, is in denial about her pregnancy and too far along for an abortion. Her once-devoted boyfriend has disappeared so Sara decides her only option is an open adoption with George and Eva, a couple desperate for a child. After the birth it's clear Sara has a bond with the child that Eva can't duplicate and Eva and George make a drastic decision, with devastating consequences for them all.

About the Author

Caroline Leavitt is a book columnist for the Boston Globe and the author of seven previous novels. She lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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ISBN:
9780312339739
Author:
Leavitt, Caroline
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Subject:
General
Subject:
Pregnancy
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
FIC044000
Subject:
Teenage mothers
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Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Family life
Edition Description:
St Martin's Gri
Publication Date:
20050431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.28 x 5.79 x 0.885 in

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In this heart-wrenching story of an open adoption gone wrong, Caroline Leavitt reveals the astonishing power of family bonds and maternal love. Sara, sixteen, is in denial about her pregnancy and too far along for an abortion. Her once-devoted boyfriend has disappeared so Sara decides her only option is an open adoption with George and Eva, a couple desperate for a child. After the birth it's clear Sara has a bond with the child that Eva can't duplicate and Eva and George make a drastic decision, with devastating consequences for them all.

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