• Title : The Memory Keepers Daughter

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  • ISBN: 0143037145

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 401 pages


The Memory Keepers Daughter Description

On a winter night in 1964, Dr David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins His son, born first, is perfectly healthy Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down s Syndrome Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split second decision that will alter all of their lives forever He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret But Caroline, the nurse, cannot leave the infant Instead, she disappears into another city to raise the child herself So begins this story that unfolds over a quarter of a century in which these two families, ignorant of each other, are yet bound by the fateful decision made that long ago winter night Norah Henry, who knows only that her daughter died at birth, remains inconsolable her grief weighs heavily on their marriage And Paul, their son, raises himself as best he can, in a house grown cold with mourning Meanwhile, Phoebe, the lost daughter, grows from a sunny child to a vibrant young woman whose mother loves her as fiercely as if she were her own..



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thumbnail Title: The Memory Keepers Daughter
Author:Kim Edwards
ISBN :0143037145
ranting: 1.5
Reviewer: 53 Reviews
Description: On a winter night in 1964, Dr David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins His son, born first, is perfectly healthy Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Dow

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