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When Diana Duprey, a female doctor and director of the Center of Reproductive Choice, is found murdered two weeks before Christmas, the crime threatens to reveal the small Colorado town"s long-buried secrets and animosities.
|LC Classifications||PS3558.Y38 A64 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||285|
|LC Control Number||2007280035|
The Abortionist’s Daughter. Written by Elisa DeCarlo Review by Teresa Devine. The dark tragedy that hangs over Elisa DeCarlo’s novel happened six years before the opening scene; Horace Daniels, a doctor in the small Adironidacks town of Muller’s Corners at the turn of the twentieth century, accidentally killing a woman during an abortion operation; then sentenced to Author: Elisa Decarlo. [The Abortionist's Daughter] accordions out into a suspense story and a comic noir, a novel of manners and an improbable romance Striking." --Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air (NPR) "In keeping with the truly best writers, Hyde examines both sides of the issue, but offers only questions that probe deep into the secret hearts of readers everywhere/5(K).
Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find The Abortionist's Daughter () by Hyde, Elisabeth/5(K). Two weeks before Christmas, Diana Duprey, an outspoken abortion doctor, is found dead in her swimming pool. A national figure, Diana inspired passion and ignited tempers, but never more so than the day of her death. Her husband Frank, a longtime a.
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The Abortionist's Daughter book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Two weeks before Christmas, Diana Duprey, an outspoken /5. The Abortionist's Daughter was one the most exciting murder/mystery books I've read in a long time. Abortion is one of today's most contraversial subject.
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The Abolitionist’s Daughter “Diane McPhail excavates a nearly forgotten corner of American history and brings it to full, beating life. This is a fascinating and heartfelt look at the kinds of stories that don’t always make it into the history books.” —Louis Bayard, author of Courting Mr.
Lincoln/5(74). —Anita Shreve, The Washington Post Book World “Darkly witty [The Abortionist’s Daughter] accordions out into a suspense story and a comic noir, a novel of manners and an improbable romance Striking.”. The abortionists daughter book A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.
Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. The abortionist's daughter is a novel about a woman trying to get past her family's history.
First by making rash and stupid decisions, but then coming into her own and making a life for herself without depending on anyone doing it for her/5. The introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group’s reading of Elisabeth Hyde’s The Abortionist’s Daughter.
We hope they will provide you with new angles from which to approach and discuss this powerful novel/5(34). With a title like THE ABORTIONIST'S DAUGHTER, Elisabeth Hyde's latest novel is bound to touch upon the controversial.
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About the Book The Abortionist's Daughter. by Elisabeth Hyde. Elisabeth Hyde has taken a powerful moral predicament and constructed around it a richly layered, compulsively readable novel about a murder in a small Colorado town, about the choices we make and the way their unintended consequences ripple through our.
The Abortionists Daughter by Elisabeth Hyde `The problem was Megan had just taken the second half of her ecstasy when her father called with the news' Nineteen-year-old university student Megan Thompson is beautiful, cool, clever and sexy - the kind of girl boys fall in love with.
She's mostly steered clear of family life since the death of her younger brother. At its core, The Abortionist's Daughter is a mystery novel, but I wouldn't dare cheapen it by assigning a genre label.
This is modern literary fiction at its best, with reflections on a marriage between two high-profile professionals, on the trials of raising a special needs child, on raising a teenaged daughter, and, of course, on the ethics of abortion.5/5(5).
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Set in a small town in Colorado, The Abortionist's Daughter is an utterly compelling novel of family secrets, dark passion and, ultimately, catharsis for those whose lives have become so strangely entwined. 'The problem was Megan had just taken the second half of her ecstasy when her father called with the news.' Nineteen-year Author: Elisabeth Hyde.
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The Abortionist's Daughter Elisabeth Hyde, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary Elisabeth Hyde has taken a powerful moral predicament and constructed around it a richly layered, compulsively readable novel about a murder in a small Colorado town, about the choices we make and the way their unintended consequences ripple.
The Abortionist's Daughter Not a terrible book, yet not a great book. The biggest problem is the narrator. The voice in character is too much. Since this medium is so reliant on the narrator, I tended to miss the content.
This is a book that I would probably take out of the library and read myself to form a fairer opinion. Buy The Abortionist's Daughter Main Market by Hyde, Elisabeth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(97). At the turn of the century, young Melanie Daniels feels trapped in her tiny Adirondack village.
Some years before, her father, Dr. Daniels, went to prison for accidentally killing a woman while performing an illegal abortion. Now the family are pariahs.
Melanie sees her chance for escape when she 5/5(1). "The Abortionist's Daughter explores the subtleties of belief, in the ways in which even seeming extremists can amend and alter their convictions without losing cal controversy aside, this is a mystery that works, one whose turns are neither obvious nor illogical and Hyde's ability to grapple with loaded issues without putting.
Diana’s daughter, Megan, also quarreled with her on the day of her death. The Reverend Stephen O’Connell, founder of the town’s outspoken Lifeblood Coalition, had reasons of his own to want Diana’s practice shut down, including her involvement with his troubled teenager.- Buy The Abortionist’s Daughter book online at best prices in India on Read The Abortionist’s Daughter book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(21).
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