Thursday, March 3, 2011

My Sister's Keeper

Thursday, April 7, 7:00 pm

My Sister's Keeper

Jodi Picoult

This is the story of Anna Fitzgerald who was conceived so that she could be a genetically compatible donor for her older sister, Kate, who suffers from leukemia. When Kate is 16 and Anna is 13, Kate needs a kidney transplant and Anna balks at giving up one of hers. She hires a lawyer to petition for medical emancipation from her parents, so that she alone can make decisions about her body. Picoult's novel examines the inner workings of a family struggling to find their way in the most complex of situations. The 2009 film adaptation stars Alec Baldwin and Cameron Diaz. 

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