Girls in Trouble: A Novel

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Macmillan, Apr 1, 2005 - Fiction - 368 pages
19 Reviews
In this heart-wrenching story of an open adoption gone wrong, Caroline Leavitt reveals the astonishing power of family bonds and maternal love. Sara, sixteen, is in denial about her pregnancy and too far along for an abortion. Her once-devoted boyfriend has disappeared so Sara decides her only option is an open adoption with George and Eva, a couple desperate for a child. After the birth it's clear Sara has a bond with the child that Eva can't duplicate and Eva and George make a drastic decision, with devastating consequences for them all.
  

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

I really thought I would like this book and it ended up just being eh to me. The timeline for this book was a complete mess. It is supposed to start out in 1987 but so much of what happened is not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

A deeply personal reading experience for me. Need some time to digest this before trying to review it. I highly recommend this book to anyone and everyone! Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
35
Section 4
53
Section 5
103
Section 6
121
Section 7
167
Section 8
185
Section 9
207
Section 10
221
Section 11
249
Section 12
297
Section 13
323
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About the author (2005)

Caroline Leavitt is a book columnist for the Boston Globe and the author of seven previous novels. She lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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