The Resource The memory keeper's daughter, Kim Edwards

The memory keeper's daughter, Kim Edwards

Label
The memory keeper's daughter
Title
The memory keeper's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Kim Edwards
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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." "The Memory Keeper's Daughter articulates a silent fear close to the heart of every mother: What would happen if you lost your child, and she grew up without you?"--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3555.D942
LC item number
M46 2005b
Literary form
fiction
The memory keeper's daughter, Kim Edwards
Label
The memory keeper's daughter, Kim Edwards
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9254414
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
x, 401 pages
Isbn
9780670034161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) WAI110540
  • (DLC) 2005042257
  • (BNAtoc) 2005042257

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