When Madeline Was Young by Jane Hamilton
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When Madeline Was Young Summary
When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a seven-year-old. In the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care for Madeline with deep tenderness and devotion as they raise two children of their own.
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"Though Mac suggests there are "gothic possibilities" in his parents' story, the Macivers' passions remain tepid and unresolved, and Julia remains an enigma to her son." - PW.
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Jane Hamilton Author Biography
Jane Hamilton lives, works, and writes in an orchard farmhouse in Rochester, Wisconsin. She is the author of five novels. Her first novel, The Book of Ruth, won the PEN/Ernest Hemingway Award for best first novel and was a selection of the Oprah Book Club. Her second novel, A Map of the World, was also a selection of the Oprah Book Club and became an international bestseller.
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