A New York psychiatrist recounts her mother's death for which she was arrested. At the time, Dr. Ellen Gulden was accused of killing her mother with an overdose of morphine, a charge in part based on a high school essay in which she advocated euthanasia.
As her mother dies of cancer, a young woman learns that nothing she thought about her mother or her family is quite what it seems.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Literary, Legal + Courtroom + Crime, Conflicts + Dualities, Love + Relationships + Sex, Stages of Life, Human Qualities + Behavior, Family + Friendship, Medicine + Health