When I Found You

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Black Swan, 2009 - Abandoned children - 512 pages
22 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  - Sarah_Beaudette - LibraryThing

After reading so many positive reviews I have to add my negative two cents. I found the plot simple and moralistic. Characters read like cardboard cut-outs, each easily described by a single word. Nat ... Read full review

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User Review  - Farnoosh Brock - Goodreads

Well-written, intriguing, simple novel that was surprisingly good I listened to most of this book on audio and read parts of it when I couldn't put it down. By "couldn't put it down", I don't mean at ... 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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