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A Brief Chapter In My Impossible Life (Digital Audiobook)

By Dana Reinhardt, Mandy Siegfried (Narrator)

Publication Date: February 27, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/11/2007)
Compact Disc (2/28/2006)
Compact Disc (2/28/2006)
Hardcover (2/14/2006)
Prebound (9/11/2007)

Description

Simone’s starting her junior year in high school. Her mom’s a lawyer for the ACLU, her dad’s a political cartoonist, so she’s grown up standing outside the organic food coop asking people to sign petitions for worthy causes. She’s got a terrific younger brother and amazing friends. And she’s got a secret crush on a really smart and funny guy–who spends all of his time with another girl.

Then her birth mother contacts her. Simone’s always known she was adopted, but she never wanted to know anything about it. She’s happy with her family just as it is, thank you.

She learns who her birth mother was–a 16-year-old girl named Rivka. Who is Rivka? Why has she contacted Simone? Why now? The answers lead Simone to deeper feelings of anguish and love than she has ever known, and to question everything she once took for granted about faith, life, the afterlife, and what it means to be a daughter.


About the Author

Dana Reinhardt is a nonpracticing attorney who has worked on documentaries on many subjects. She and her husband have two small children and live in Los Angeles.