Secret Daughter: A Novel

May 29, 2012|
Secret Daughter: A Novel by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
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Somer’s life is everything sheimagined it would be—she’snewly married and has startedher career as a physician in SanFrancisco—until she makes the devastatingdiscovery she never will beable to have children.

The same year in India, a poormother makes the heartbreakingchoice to save her newborn daughter’slife by giving her away. It is adecision that will haunt Kavita forthe rest of her life, and cause aripple effect that travels across theworld and back again.

Asha, adopted out of a Mumbaiorphanage, is the child that bindsthe destinies of these two women. Wefollow both families, invisibly connecteduntil Asha’s journey of self-discoveryleads her back to India.

Compulsively readable anddeeply touching, Secret Daughter isa story of the unforeseen ways inwhich our choices and families affectour lives, and the indelible power oflove in all its many forms.

Shilpi Somaya Gowda was born and raised in Toronto to parents who migrated there from Mumbai. She holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1991, she spent a summer as a volunteer in an Indian orphanage. She has lived in New York, North Carolina, and Texas, and currently mak...
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Title:Secret Daughter: A Novel
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:400 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1 in
Published:May 29, 2012
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780062203960

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