Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

One well-intentioned lie causes deep fissures in a family.David Henry had a hard childhood in West Virginia. His family was dirt poor and his sister June, always sickly, died of a heart defect at 12. Vowing to do good, David left home to become an orthopedic surgeon in Lexington, Ky. He's 33 when he meets Norah Asher in a department store. The year is 1964, and it's love at first sight. David ... Read full review

Review: The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Editorial Review - - Marie Hashima Lofton

THE MEMORY KEEPER'S DAUGHTER by Kim Edwards is an auspicious debut novel that revolves around one unfortunate choice made by a man who felt there could be no other outcome to the situation. Doctor David Henry helps deliver his wife's babies, he himself being an orthopedic surgeon. Along with his colleague Caroline Gill, a nurse, they witness the birth of a boy, Paul, and a girl, Phoebe. But they ... Read full review

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Wonderful! Not at all what I expected. The story unfolds over 24 years of missteps and wrong decisions. The pain of one decision has ramifications far beyond what he could imagine. Not sure what ... Read full review

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I loved this book. The enviornment made the place seem beautiful, despite the drama and rapid changes. The characters, mostly Phobe and Paul, were phenomanal. Although that book took me a while to finish, it was so worth it. I cried, smiled, and laughed while reading this book.

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