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Lucky Baby - A Novel

Meredith Efken

Meg Lindsay has everything a woman could want except happiness. Can an adopted Chinese child bring her what she lacks? All her life, Meg Lindsay's mother told her what a disappointment she was. Try as she might, Meg never measured up, and the emotional bruises still hurt as an adult. In Meg's opinion, no one could be a worse mother than the woman who gave birth to her-that is, until Meg has a child of her own to care for. Two young girls lived in an orphanage in China. Unwanted because of a deformity and the lack of family registry, Little Zhen An was destined to spend her childhood in the orphanage. Her only friend was a slightly older blind girl, Wen Ming. After Meg and her husband, Lewis, adopt one of the girls, Meg's love for her new daughter grows daily, but the tension, fear, and uncertainty of motherhood drive Meg to the brink of despair. Fearing that she is becoming the kind of mother she hates, she fights circumstance, rebellion, a loving but at times tense marriage, setbacks, and the native selfishness that lives in all of us. Meg's journey is a magical one as East meets West and as imagination aligns with reality. Lucky Baby spans the world, bridges the gap between heart and soul, and shows that the greatest power on Earth is forgiveness.

Meg Lindsay has everything a woman could want except happiness. Can an adopted Chinese child bring her what she lacks? All her life, Meg Lindsay's mother told her what a disappointment she was. Try as she might, Meg never measured up, and the emotional bruises still hurt as an adult. In Meg's opinion, no one could be a worse mother than the woman who gave birth to her-that is, until Meg has a child of her own to care for. Two young girls lived in an orphanage in China. Unwanted because of a deformity and the lack of family registry, Little Zhen An was destined to spend her childhood in the orphanage. Her only friend was a slightly older blind girl, Wen Ming. After Meg and her husband, Lewis, adopt one of the girls, Meg's love for her new daughter grows daily, but the tension, fear, and uncertainty of motherhood drive Meg to the brink of despair. Fearing that she is becoming the kind of mother she hates, she fights circumstance, rebellion, a loving but at times tense marriage, setbacks, and the native selfishness that lives in all of us. Meg's journey is a magical one as East meets West and as imagination aligns with reality. Lucky Baby spans the world, bridges the gap between heart and soul, and shows that the greatest power on Earth is forgiveness.
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Meg Lindsay has everything a woman could want except happiness. Can an adopted Chinese child bring her what she lacks? All her life, Meg Lindsay's mother told her what a disappointment she was. Try as she might, Meg never measured up, and the emotional bruises still hurt as an adult. In Meg's opinion, no one could be a worse mother than the woman who gave birth to her-that is, until Meg has a child of her own to care for. Two young girls lived in an orphanage in China. Unwanted because of a deformity and the lack of family registry, Little Zhen An was destined to spend her childhood in the orphanage. Her only friend was a slightly older blind girl, Wen Ming. After Meg and her husband, Lewis, adopt one of the girls, Meg's love for her new daughter grows daily, but the tension, fear, and uncertainty of motherhood drive Meg to the brink of despair. Fearing that she is becoming the kind of mother she hates, she fights circumstance, rebellion, a loving but at times tense marriage, setbacks, and the native selfishness that lives in all of us. Meg's journey is a magical one as East meets West and as imagination aligns with reality. Lucky Baby spans the world, bridges the gap between heart and soul, and shows that the greatest power on Earth is forgiveness.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cassandra Campbell

Length:

11h 14m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

19:07


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:52


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

27:33


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

25:52


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:36


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

11:57


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

09:13


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

25:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

18:08


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:08


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

31:36


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:03


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

20:24


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:12


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:43


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

17:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:55


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

28:00


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

09:26


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

26:37


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

20:35


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:52


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

27:19


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

11:16


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:30


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:12


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

23:07


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:28


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

18:43


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

10:22


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

14:10


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:50


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

14:33


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

17:12


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:55


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

12:01


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

09:30


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:33


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

24:31


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

10:25


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:12


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:37


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

14:09


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:51