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Ones We Choose - by Julie Clark (Paperback)

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Lisa Genova meets 23andMe in this exploration of the genetic and emotional ties that bind, as debut author Julie Clark delivers a compelling read about a young boy desperate to find his place in this world, a mother coming to terms with her own past, and the healing power of forgiveness.

The powerful forces of science and family collide when geneticist Paige Robson finds her world in upheaval: Her eight-year-old son Miles is struggling to fit in at his new school and begins asking questions about his biological father that Paige can’t answer—until fate thrusts the anonymous donor she used into their lives.

Paige’s carefully constructed life begins to unravel as the truth of Miles’s paternity threatens to destroy everything she has grown to cherish. As Paige slowly opens herself up—by befriending an eccentric mother, confronting her own deeply buried vulnerabilities, and trying to make sense of her absent father’s unexpected return—she realizes breakthroughs aren’t only for the lab. But when tragedy strikes, Paige must face the consequences of sharing a secret only she knows.

With grace and humor, Julie Clark shows that while the science is fascinating, solving these intimate mysteries of who we are and where we come from unleashes emotions more complex than the strands of DNA that shape us.
Number of Pages: 344
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Julie Clark
Language: English
Street Date: May 8, 2018
TCIN: 53182365
UPC: 9781501184475
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-0484
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This was our Book Club's recent selection. I found it to be engrossing, interesting and thought provoking. It will be very good material to discuss. I highly recommend it!
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