6 edition of The Secret Daughter found in the catalog.
May 1, 2003
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||304|
Jennifer Laam’s, the Secret Daughter of the Tsar is a captivating novel which centres around the possible existence of a secret fifth Romanov daughter and the ripple effect this situation would have on a variety of individuals, in both the present and the fture. Immersed in creativity and historical fact, Laam’s novel demonstrates a unique. Secret Daughter shifts gears as the university-going Asha travels to India for the first time on a journalism fellowship, a decision that compels Somer to reconsider her life. Although Asha's.
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Secret Daughter, a first novel by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, explores powerfully and poignantly the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identity, and love through the experiences The Secret Daughter book two families—one Indian, one American—and the child that binds them together/5(K).
The Secret Daughter is a heart-wrenching novel that takes place during the s, in Australia, when force adoptions were acceptable. This book reads like a powerful memoir, compelling, absorbing, and unforgettable/5(K).
It really makes for an emotional read. The Secret Daughter is a heart breaking and emotional story. The author grabbed my attention right from the very first page and I was totally engrossed until the very last. Sabina and her real mother’s story will really move you and the author does it very sympathetically.4/5.
Pregnant with her own child, Sabina can’t understand how a mother could abandon her daughter, or why her parents have kept the past a secret. Determined to find the woman who gave her away, what she discovers will change everything, not just for Sabina, but for the women who have loved her all these years.
Secret Daughter is a tightly written, realistic novel exploring family dynamics in relation to infertility, adoption, economics, poverty/wealth, and mixed culture relationships; moreover, it's a novel exploring the complexities of the unique cords forever binding (in one form or another) mothers and daughters - daughters and mothers.4/5.
—Sujata Massey, author of Shimura Trouble Secret Daughter, a first novel by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, explores powerfully and poignantly the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identity, and love through the experiences of two families—one Indian, one American—and the child that binds them together/5().
Secret Daughter () is the debut novel of Canadian-Indian author Shilpi Somaya Gowda. Spanning twenty years, it follows two families who are mysteriously connected by an adopted daughter.
A New York Times Bestseller, the The Secret Daughter book has been translated into more than thirty languages and has sold more than a million copies. Interweaving the stories of Kavita, Somer, and the child that binds both of their destinies, Secret Daughter poignantly explores the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identity, and love, as witnessed through the lives of two families - one Indian, one American.
Description of the book "Secret Daughter": Debut novelist Shilpi Somaya Gowda pens this compelling tale about two families, worlds apart, linked by one Indian child. After giving birth to a girl for a second time, impoverished Kavita must give her up to an orphanage.
The baby, named Asha, is adopted by an American doctor and raised in California. The Secret is a self-help book by Rhonda Byrne, based on the earlier film of the same name. It is based on the belief of the law of attraction, which claims that thoughts can change a person's life directly.
The book has sold 30 million copies. The Secret Daughter is a heart breaking and emotional story. The author grabbed my attention right from the very first page and I was totally engrossed until the very last.
Sabina and her real mother’s story will really move you and the author does it very sympathetically. Such a great s: K. Secret Daughter tells a nuanced coming-of-age story that is faithful to the economic and emotional realities of two very different cultures Gowda doesn't neaten up the messy complications of family life as she warmly affirms the power of love to help people grow and change.
Wendy Smith - Washington Post. About Books Events Contact Scroll Kelly Rimmer is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and worldwide bestselling author of contemporary and historical fiction, including The Secret Daughter and The Things We Cannot Say.
A compelling alternate history of the Romanov family in which a secret fifth daughter—smuggled out of Russia before the revolution—continues the royal lineage to dramatic consequences.
In her riveting debut novel, The Secret Daughter of the Tsar, Jennifer Laam seamlessly braids together the stories of three women: Veronica, Lena, and : St. Martin''s Publishing Group. Compulsively readable and deeply touching, Secret Daughter is a story of the unforeseen ways in which our choices and families affect our lives, and the indelible power of love in all its many forms.
Preview this book»/5(99). Secret Daughter is a deftly drawn and moving portrait of a childhood spent in two very different worlds: one white, one black. Inwhen June Cross was four years old, she was sent by her white mother to live with a black family in Atlantic City.
Within her adopted family, June struggled with her identity as the black radicalism of the times collided head on with her family's more. A feel-good drama which explores the very different Australian worlds of 'the haves' and 'the have nots', The Secret Daughter is full of heart, humour, romance and plenty of music.
They say you can't choose your family, but what happens when a family chooses you. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis/10(4). The Secret Daughter is an Australian television drama series which premiered on the Seven Network on 3 October The series is written by Justin Monjo, Greg Haddrick, Louise Bowes and Keith Thompson and directed by Leah Purcell, Geoff Bennett and Paul drama centres on part-time country pub singer Billie Carter (Jessica Mauboy), who has a chance Original network: Seven Network.
(Mary Jane Clark, author of Dying for Mercy)^The Secret Daughter is a deeply moving and timeless story of an adopted daughter’s long distance search for cultural identity and acceptance; first with the mother who raised her, and ultimately with the mother who gave her up/5(). Pregnant with her own child, Sabina can’t understand how a mother could abandon her daughter or why her parents have kept the past a secret.
Determined to find the woman who gave her away, what she discovers will change everything, not just for Sabina but for the women who have loved her all these years. Secret Daughter, a first novel by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, explores powerfully and poignantly the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identity, and love through the experiences of two families one Indian, one American and the child that binds them together.
A masterful work set partially in the Mumbai slums so vividly portrayed in the hit film Slumdog Millionaire, Secret Daughter.About Secret Daughter June Cross was born in to Norma Booth, a glamorous, aspiring white actress, and James “Stump” Cross, a well-known black comedian.
Sent by her mother to be raised by black friends when she was four years old and could no longer pass as white, June was plunged into the pain and confusion of a family divided by race.Secret Daughter Shilpi Somaya Gowda, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary On the eve of the monsoons, in a remote Indian village, Kavita gives birth to a baby girl but faces a heartbreaking choice.
In a culture that favors sons, the only way for Kavita to save her daughter's life is to give her away.