The Memory Keeper's Daughter
by Kim Edwards
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Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son is perfectly healthy, but his daughter has Down's syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect his wife, he asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution. Instead, the nurse disappears into another city to raise th... More

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Suuuch a downer. I understand that some people may have really liked it and thought it was a very moving emotional journey of a book but if I hadn't been stuck in an airport for seven hours I would never have finished it. Uber depressing, if you like stories about angst and maternal joy/suffering than this is right up your alley.