Let's discuss "Secret Daughter" by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Somer's life is everything she imagined it would be - starting her career as a physician and newly married in San Francisco - until she makes the devastating discovery she will never be able to have children.

The same year in India, a poor mother makes the heartbreaking choice to save her newborn daughter's life by giving her away. It is a decision that will haunt Kavita for the rest of her life, and cause a ripple effect that travels across the world and back again.

Asha, adopted out of a Mumbai orphanage, is the child who binds the destinies of these two women. We follow both families over the next twenty years, invisibly connected until Asha's journey of self-discovery leads her back to India.

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.

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  • Gardner

    I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you all and the discussion that took place! Thank you for organizing! And I look forward to future book get-togethers!

    November 25, 2013

  • Karen Foster N.

    Enjoyed the book tremendously. But had minor foot surgery and can't drive! Next time :-(

    November 22, 2013

    • Andrea F.

      Karen, I hope you are ok and feel better soon! Looking forward to seeing you next time :)

      November 24, 2013

  • Gardner

    I think I am RSVP-ing a little too late! Would love to join this group when a spot becomes available. Sounds like a great book. Also, I just returned from a month in India!

    November 5, 2013

    • Andrea F.

      Gardner, there is still one spot left so you can still join us if you like. Looking forward to seeing you soon!

      November 5, 2013

  • Melanie

    this book is really good.

    October 29, 2013

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