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Ridgefield Library FIC HAMMER (Text to phone) 34010150276789 Adult New Fiction Checked out 08/04/2021
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text to phone) acq1070525 Acquisitions On order -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC HAM (Text to phone) 34014148584023 Adult New Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library FIC HAM (Text to phone) 34047150113513 Adult New Fiction Available -
Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon FIC HAM (Text to phone) 33430147651145 Adult New Fiction Available -
Killingworth Library Association FIC HAM (Text to phone) 33420147405147 Adult New Fiction Checked out 07/31/2021
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding FIC Ham (Text to phone) 33620147426718 Adult Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library HAMMER Alison (Text to phone) 34013150193533 Adult New Fiction Checked out 07/27/2021
North Branch - Bridgeport FIC HAMMER (Text to phone) 34000148015241 Adult New Fiction Checked out 07/19/2021
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield FIC HAMMER, A (Text to phone) 36123132928555 Adult New Fiction Available -
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"A daughter's DNA, her mother's secret"--Cover.
Includes "P.S. Insights, interviews & more".
Summary, etc.:
"Now: When Paige Meyer gets an email from a DNA testing website announcing that her father is a man she never met, she is convinced there must be a mistake. Digging deeper into her mother's past-- and her own feelings of being the odd child out growing up-- Paige begins to question everything she thought she knew. What does it mean for Paige’s memories of her father, a man she idolized and whose death she is still grieving? 1974: Betsy Kaplan, a straightlaced sophomore at the University of Kansas, is tired of playing it safe. Enter Andy Abrams, the golden boy on campus with a potentially devastating secret."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: DNA > Fiction.
Genealogy > Fiction.
Mother and child > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
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Little Pieces of Me : A Novel
Little Pieces of Me : A Novel
by Hammer, Alison
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Little Pieces of Me : A Novel


"A powerful story of family and connection that is just as fun as it is heartbreaking. I didn't want the story to end." -- Jill Santopolo, New York Times bestselling author of The Light We Lost and Everything After Following her acclaimed debut novel, You and Me and Us, Alison Hammer offers a deeply moving story of family and identity. When a DNA test reveals a long-buried secret, a woman must look to the past to understand her mother and herself. When Paige Meyer gets an email from a DNA testing website announcing that her father is a man she never met, she is convinced there must be a mistake. But as she digs deeper into her mother's past and her own feelings of being the odd child out growing up, Paige begins to question everything she thought she knew. Could this be why Paige never felt like she fit in her family, and why her mother always seemed to keep her at an arm's length? And what does it mean for Paige's memories of her father, a man she idolized and whose death she is still grieving? Back in 1975, Betsy Kaplan, Paige's mom, is a straightlaced sophomore at the University of Kansas. When her sweet but boring boyfriend disappoints her, Betsy decides she wants more out of life, and is tired of playing it safe. Enter Andy Abrams, the golden boy on campus with a potentially devastating secret. After their night together has unexpected consequences, Betsy is determined to bury the truth and rebuild a stable life for her unborn child, whatever the cost. When Paige can't get answers from her mother, she goes looking for the only other person who was there that night. The more she learns about what happened, the more she sees her unflappable, distant mother as a real person faced with an impossible choice. But will it be enough to mend their broken relationship? Told in dual timelines, Little Pieces of Me examines identity and how the way we define ourselves changes (or not) through our life experiences.

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