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  • ISBN: 9781328588821
  • ISBN: 1328588823
  • Physical Description: 200 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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What is the cost of motherhood? When The Risk of Us opens, we meet a forty-something woman who deeply wants to become a mother. The path that opens up to her and her husband takes them through the foster care system, with the goal of adoption. And when seven-year-old Maresa comes into their lives, with her inch-deep dimples and a voice that can beam to the moon, their hearts fill with love. But her rages and troubles threaten to crack open their marriage. Over the course of a year, as Maresa approaches the age at which children become nearly impossible to place, the couple must decide if they can be the parents this child needs, and finalize the adoption - or, almost unthinkably, give her up.
Subject: Motherhood > Fiction.
Adoption > Fiction.
Foster children > Care > Fiction.
Foster parents > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction.
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520 . ‡aWhat is the cost of motherhood? When The Risk of Us opens, we meet a forty-something woman who deeply wants to become a mother. The path that opens up to her and her husband takes them through the foster care system, with the goal of adoption. And when seven-year-old Maresa comes into their lives, with her inch-deep dimples and a voice that can beam to the moon, their hearts fill with love. But her rages and troubles threaten to crack open their marriage. Over the course of a year, as Maresa approaches the age at which children become nearly impossible to place, the couple must decide if they can be the parents this child needs, and finalize the adoption - or, almost unthinkably, give her up.
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