The Memory Keeper's Daughter
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When a doctor delivers his newborn twins and discovers that his baby has Down Syndrome, he turns her over to a nurse, who secretly raises the child.
Kim Edwards writes short stories and women's fiction about how people interact, their inevitable miscommunication, and familial connections. In a tale spanning twenty-five years, a doctor delivers his newborn twins during a snowstorm and, rashly deciding to protect his wife from their baby daught... Read More »
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A family drama, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter explores every mother's silent fear: What would happen if you lost your child and she grew up without you? It is also an astonishing tale of love and how the mysterious ties that hold a family together help us survive the heartache that occurs when long-buried secrets are finally uncovered.