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Girls In Trouble

By Caroline Leavitt

Girls In Trouble
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  • Hardcover: Jan 2004,
    368 pages.
    Paperback: Apr 2005,
    368 pages.

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A wrenching exploration of parent-child relationships

From the book jacket: Sara is sixteen and pregnant. Her once-devoted boyfriend seems to have disappeared, and her only option seems to be an open adoption with George and Eva, an older couple desperate for a child. But after the birth, it's clear Sara has a bond with the child that Eva can't seem to duplicate. And when Sara can't let go, Eva and George make a drastic decision with devastating consequences for all of them.

'A piercing spin on the theme of Romeo and Juliet. Leavitt makes this story refreshingly new. There are no villains here, just believable people trying to make the best of a difficult situation and - children and adults alike - growing up and growing wiser.' -- The Hartford Courant

'In this wrenching exploration of parent-child relationships, Leavitt captures the tensions and rhythms of family ...

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