The Memory Keeper's Daughter

By Kim Edwards

Synopsis

A doctor delivers his own twins, and upon seeing that the daughter has Down's syndrome, tells his nurse to take the baby to an institution and never reveal the secret. The nurse disappears into another city to raise the child herself in this tale of redemptive love and long-buried secrets that unfolds over a quarter of a century.

Review

"Edwards is a born novelist."
--"Chicago Tribune"