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

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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.