A moving story about a young girl who has a heart transplant. Although the story revolves around Vida and her relationship with the husband of her donor this is much more about the wonder of what a life saving operation such as this can bring to the recipient. A story of healing and moving on and of love.
One girl: Vida is nineteen, very sick, and has spent her short life preparing for death. But a new chance brings its own story, because for Vida to live, someone had to die. One man: Richard has just lost his beloved wife in a car accident. He hasn't even begun to address his grief, but feels compelled to meet the girl who inherited his wife's heart. Someone else's heart: In hospital Vida sees Richard and immediately falls in love. Of course he dismisses her as a foolish child. But is she? Can two people be bound by a second hand heart?
Publication date: 16/09/2010
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
|Publication date:||16th September 2010|
|Author:||Catherine Ryan Hyde|
|Publisher:||Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Reading Groups,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of several highly acclaimed novels including Pay it Forward, which was named an ALA Book of the Year and made into a major Warner Brothers feature film starring Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt. In 2007 her novel Love in the Present Tense was selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club and became a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller. She lives in Cambia, California.More About Catherine Ryan Hyde