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Daughters for a Time

Daughters for a Time

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by Jennifer Handford
     
 

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Feelings of abandonment filled Helen at a too-young age when her mother died and her father walked out. Left in the care of her sister, Claire, she moved on, but never truly healed. Now thirty-five, married, and starting her own family, she must confront her inability to bear children by accepting the idea of adopting.

But just when Helen experiences holding her

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Feelings of abandonment filled Helen at a too-young age when her mother died and her father walked out. Left in the care of her sister, Claire, she moved on, but never truly healed. Now thirty-five, married, and starting her own family, she must confront her inability to bear children by accepting the idea of adopting.

But just when Helen experiences holding her new baby for the first time, she is blindsided with the worst possible news: Claire has cancer. Helen’s wounds are again torn open as she balances the delight of parenthood with the grief of her ailing sister.

A poignant and probing exploration of life and loss, Daughters for a Time is a tale of unconditional love, the destructive and healing powers of family, and the search for solid ground between pain and joy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612182926
Publisher:
Amazon Publishing
Publication date:
04/24/2012
Pages:
286
Sales rank:
467,121
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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