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Adam, 17, is refusing for medical reasons the medical treatment that could save his life, and his devout parents agree. High Court judge Fiona Maye must decide whether the secular court should overrule sincerely expressed faith. Her judgment will have mom Download and start listening now!


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  • “Duncan’s voice has a maturity and pragmatism that suits Fiona’s characterization. Even as Fiona copes with difficult cases involving children and returns home to an empty house, Duncan remains steady and never maudlin. One can fully imagine Fiona retaining her dignity in the presence of these personal and professional storms, and so Duncan succeeds in this high-quality audiobook.”


  • “Thoughtful, well-wrought novel…McEwan, always a smart, engaging writer, here takes more than one familiar situation and creates at every turn something new and emotionally rewarding.

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  • A Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week, September 2014
  • One of Barnes & Noble's Biggest Books, September 2014
  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • A Washington Post Bestseller
  • An NPR Bestseller
  • A San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller
  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
  • One of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2014
  • A September 2014 LibraryReads Pick
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