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Atria Books, 2009 - Fiction - 959 pages
18 Reviews
Charlotte O'Keefe's beautiful, much-longed-for, adored daughter Willow is born with osteogenesis imperfecta - a very severe form of brittle bone disease. If she slips on a crisp packet she could break both her legs, and spend six months in a half body cast. After years of caring for Willow, her family faces financial disaster. Then Charlotte is offered a lifeline. She could sue her obsetrician for wrongful birth - for not having diagnosed Willow's condition early enough in the pregnancy to be able to abort the child. The payout could secure Willow's future. But to get it would mean Charlotte suing her best friend. And standing up in court to declare that if she would have preferred that Willow had never been born.

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User Review  - kimm380 - Overstock.com

Another great one by Jodi.... I love reading this book because it was on a topic that I was unfamilar with. This was a great read from start to finish. I couldnt put it down. The ending was not what one would expect. Read full review

Great, yet heartbreaking book!

User Review  - AimeeB19 - Borders

I loved this book as much as you can love a sad story. The characters were defined and well written. I can't necessarily say that I have the same opinion as either parent, I am somewhere in the middle ... Read full review

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