The Forgetting Time: A Novel

The Forgetting Time: A Novel Author Sharon Guskin
ISBN-10 1250118719
ISBN-13 9781250118714
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Flatiron Books
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What if what you did mattered more because life happened again and again consequences unfolding across decades and continents A relentlessly paced page turner and a profound meditation on the meaning of life Christina Baker Kline 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan TrainWhat happens to us after we die What happens before we are born At once a riveting mystery and a testament to the profound connection between a child and parent The Forgetting Time will lead you to reevaluate everything you believe What would you do if your four year old son claimed he had lived another life and that he wants to go back to it That he wants his other mother Single mom Janie is trying to figure out what is going on with her beloved son Noah Noah has never been ordinary He loves to make up stories and he is constantly surprising her with random trivia someone his age has no right knowing She always chalked it up to the fact that Noah was precociousmature beyond his years But Noahs eccentricities are starting to become worrisome One afternoon Noahs preschool teacher calls Janie Noah has been talking about shooting guns and being held under water until he cant breathe Suddenly Janie cant pretend anymore The school orders him to get a psychiatric evaluation And life as she knows it stops for herself and her darling boy For Jerome Anderson life as he knows it has already stopped Diagnosed with aphasia his first thought as he approaches the end of his life is Im not finished yet Once an academic star a graduate of Yale and Harvard a professor of psychology he threw everything away to pursue an obsession the stories of children who remembered past lives Anderson became the laughing stock of his peers but he never stopped believing that there was something beyond what anyone could see or comprehend He spent his life searching for a case that would finally prove it And with Noah he thinks he may have found it Soon Noah Janie and Anderson will find themselves knocking on the door of a mother whose son has been missing for eight years When that door opens all of their questions will be answered Gorgeously written and fearlessly provocative Sharon Guskins debut explores the lengths we will go for our children It examines what we regret in the end of our lives and hope for in the beginning and everything in between

Other Version:

The Forgetting

The Forgetting Author Sharon Cameron
ISBN-10 9780545945226
Release 2016-09-13
Pages 416