Thursday, April 7, 7:00 pm
My Sister's Keeper
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.