When I Found You

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Black Swan, 2009 - Abandoned children - 512 pages
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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  - nancynova - LibraryThing

The author has written quite a few books, but I hadn't read any. Good story. A man finds an abandoned babe in the woods, and even though he was raised part of his life by his grandmother, Nathan still ... Read full review

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User Review  - limamikealpha - LibraryThing

I gave up 70% through the book. I just couldn't get invested with the characters. Maybe it was my timing. 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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