The Memory Keeper’s Daughter: A Novel

The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel Author Kim Edwards
ISBN-10 0143037145
ISBN-13 9780143037149
Year 2006-05-30
Pages 401
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
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A 1 New York Times bestseller by Kim Edwards The Memory Keepers Daughter is a brilliantly crafted novel of parallel lives familial secrets and the redemptive power of loveKim Edwardss stunning novel begins on a winter night in 1964 in Lexington Kentucky when a blizzard forces Dr David Henry to deliver his own twins His son born first is perfectly healthy but the doctor immediately recognizes that his daughter has Down 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 Caroline to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret Instead she disappears into another city to raise the child herself So begins this beautifully told story that unfolds over a quarter of a centuryin which these two families ignorant of each other are yet bound by the fateful decision made that winter night long ago A family drama The Memory Keepers 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

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