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When I Found You

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When Nathan McCann discovers a newborn baby boy half buried in the woods, he assumes he's found a tiny dead body. But then the baby moves and in one remarkable moment, Nathan's life is changed forever.

The baby is sent to grow up with his grandmother, but Nathan can't forget him and is compelled to pay her a visit. He asks for one simple promise - that one day she will intr
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Paperback, 512 pages
Published September 10th 2009 by Black Swan (first published August 13th 2009)
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Susan I liked the book in general but not enough character development and didn't go into motivations enough. Other than that.... it read very fast.

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رواية جميلة
يتم التخلي عنه عند ولادته لكي يموت، لكن تشاء الأقدار أن يرجع الرضيع "نات" ليعيش مع جدته والتي بدورها تتخلى عنه. يأتي دور العجوز "نيثن" الذي يتبناه ويعطيه "حب غير مشروط".

تدور أحداث الرواية بين مواقف متناقضة:
بين من يؤمن بك ويحبك، وبين من يتخلى عنك.
بين صراع البقاء والكفاح لتحقيق الاحلام، وبين اليأس.
بين ان تصنع الفرق في حياة شخص آخر، او تعيش حياتك لنفسك.

تتابع في الرواية حياة نات في مواجهة هذه التحديات. معظم المواقف مفهومة أو حتى مبررة، لكن واقعاً تصطدم بقيم انسانية، نؤمن بها لكن قلما نما
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I am the author of more than 30 published and forthcoming books, including ALLIE AND BEA, SAY GOODBYE FOR NOW, LEAVING BLYTHE RIVER, ASK HIM WHY, WORTHY, THE LANGUAGE OF HOOFBEATS, TAKE ME WITH YOU, WHERE WE BELONG, WHEN I FOUND YOU, WALK ME HOME, SECOND HAND HEART, DON'T LET ME GO, and WHEN YOU WERE OLDER.

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“Most people prefer to think that their resentment is entirely the fault of the person they resent, and that twisted logic seems to make sense in their minds. But it makes no sense to me at all... But it's a popular point of view. Probably because it's so much easier. It relieves you of the burden of any and all self-examination.
(Nathan to Nat)”
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