When I Found You

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Black Swan, 2009 - Abandoned children - 512 pages
15 Reviews

When Nathan McCann discovers a newborn baby boy half buried in the woods, he assumes he's found a tiny dead body. But then the baby moves and in one remarkable moment, Nathan's life is changed forever.

The baby is sent to grow up with his grandmother, but Nathan can't forget him and is compelled to pay her a visit. He asks for one simple promise - that one day she will introduce the boy to Nathan and tell him, 'This is the man who found you in the woods.'

Years pass and Nathan assumes that the old lady has not kept her promise, until one day an angry, troubled boy arrives on his doorstep with a suitcase . . .

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User Review  - SonjaYoerg - LibraryThing

A tender story about the nature of commitment. Nathan finds an infant in the woods and although he does not raise the child, he remains attached. Nathan is quiet--and a little bit odd--but is full of ... Read full review

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User Review  - LemonLinda - Goodreads

What a compelling story of absolutely unconditional love from a man with no family connection - just someone who saves a young life and never looks back. The world would be a better place of there ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of several highly acclaimed novels including Pay it Forward, which was made into a film starring Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt. In 2007 her novel Love in the Present Tense was selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club. Catherine lives in Cambia, California.

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