Angelique (Maple Books) There’s nothing as terrifying as being told your newborn “will be sick a good deal and require special medical and nursing care, which cannot be given at
WHAT REVIEWERS SAY . . .
"Shea paints such a vivid picture that it’s hard not to recoil at what humans are capable of inflicting onto other humans."
". . .various strands of the plot come together in a gripping climax, raising compelling questions about moral responsibility in a 21st-century world . . ."
"The Unfinished Child gave me a lot to think about, which is another way to say I loved it."
"Gripping. Heart-wrenching. Thought-provoking. Riveting. Haunting. Unputdownable."
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REVIEWS OF THE UNFINISHED CHILD
In 1947, a young woman named Margaret gave birth to a mongoloid and had her institutionalized. Fast forward to present day and Marie, age, 39, finds out she’s pregnant and
The birth and death of Carolyn Harrington, a girl with Down syndrome, are at the heart of this complex and sensitive debut novel set in Edmonton, Alberta. The medical establishment
INTERVIEWS WITH THERESA
On World Down Syndrome Day Portia Clark speaks with Edmonton author Theresa Shea. Her book, The Unfinished Child tells the story of three women faced with difficult moral choices around
Bookbundlz 1. If you could have coffee with any 3 authors, living or dead, who would they be?That’s a hard question, and I think my answer would change daily. However,
Amy Julia BeckerChristian Times As the parent of typically-developing children, what prompted you to write the book? Do you see any parallels between your experience as a mother and the