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Author Clark, Julie A., 1971- author.

Title The ones we choose : a novel / Julie Clark.

Edition First Gallery Books trade paperback edition.
Publication Info. New York : Gallery Books, 2018.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction  F CLARK    ON HOLDSHELF
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F CLARK    DUE 03-05-21
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Description 344 pages ; 21 cm
Summary 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.
Subject Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Paternity -- Fiction.
Genetic genealogy -- Fiction.
Genre Psychological fiction.
ISBN 9781501184475 (paperback)
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