Somewhere Out There

Somewhere Out There

Book - 2016
Average Rating:
Rate this:
What happens when two sisters who were torn apart when their young mother abandoned them--and grew up in tragically different circumstances--reunite thirty-five years later to find her?
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2016.
ISBN: 9781476704432
Branch Call Number: FIC Hatva
Characteristics: 344 pages ; 21 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Aug 30, 2020

What a great read this was! A mother who signed her two daughters to the State after realizing she could not give them the best life. Fast forward to the girls now adults themselves and how they reconnect. This is realistic with the emotional state these woman go through.

Mar 29, 2019

Although there is some merit here, the book wanders from the strong theme about maternal instinct vs maternal expectations, and becomes hackneyed and sentimental. The cliches of poverty and the suburban biases about the working classes ruin the thread of reunion between a family that has been torn apart by circumstance and authoritarian pressures. Even the prison experience in the novel is unrealistic and not well presented as a narrative. The author tends , like Ms. Picoult to wander back and forth between narrators trying to give everyone's perspective to the point where the reader is not sure who to identify with, and usually no longer cares.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at OPL

To Top