New York : Scribner, c2012
First Scribner hardcover edDescription:
345 p. : map ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9781451681734 (hardback), 1451681739 (hardback), 9781451681758 (trade paper), 1451681755 (trade paper), Language:
"A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore"--
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A young couple become light house keepers......three unsuccessful births......lead to despertion and when a baby and dead father's boat driffs ashore they keep the baby and raise her for years......even after they learn the birth mother is alive and desperate to find the baby.....interesting study in human nature ....... we can all "talk" ourselves into believing what we are doing if okay, because it works for us........the book makes you wonder just how you would handle it all.......you like to think you would do the right thing..........and yet.......
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