Only Son by Kevin O'Brien

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Every so often a novel comes along that is so true to life its impact is felt long after the last page is turned.

Only Son is such a book...

Divorced and alone, Carl Jorgenson has one dream;to have a son and give him the life and love he never had. His dream becomes a reality the day Amy McMurray leaves her son alone for one brief, unforgivable moment. In that split second, all their lives change forever.

So begins the remarkable story of a mother's search for the child she has lost but will never abandon...of a man desperately holding on to the single thread of hope in his life...and of a young boy, a son to both, a stranger to himself, who teaches each of them about love, loss and forgiveness.

Illuminated by a rare compassion, Only Son is a deeply felt, powerfully realized novel about the search for love and a place to belong. It is a novel about fate, the irreversible choices we make, and the forces we cannot control.


About Kevin O'Brien

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Kevin O'Brien lives in Seattle, Washington.
Published July 1, 1998 by Kensington Books. 352 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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