Girls in Trouble: A Novel

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Macmillan, Apr 1, 2005 - Fiction - 368 pages
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In this heart-wrenching story of an open adoption gone wrong, Caroline Leavitt's Girls in Trouble 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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In this pull-at-your-heart novel, Leavitt (Coming Back to Me) once again proves how adept she is at creating fully fleshed characters. Sixteen-year-old Sara is pregnant, abandoned by her boyfriend ... Read full review

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i love this Book!! its so enlightening its a sad joyful happy story im happy i got the chance to read it.

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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 several previous novels, including Is This Tomorrow and Living Other Lives. She lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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