A Kirkus Starred Review

October 20, 2018

By: Connie Bierkan


* In this self-assured first novel, Bierkan is a powerfully evocative writer and the way she depicts the bond between mother and unborn child is uncanny...

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In this poignant work filled with emptiness, loss, love, and hope, the prose is startlingly realistic and readers will be forgiven for mistaking the book for nonfiction. 

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*The result is a deeply affecting story that may prove a source of comfort to those with similar adoption experiences. Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

*A masterful adoption tale: heart-rending and life-affirming in equal measure.

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