A stunning, compassionate examination of one of the most intricate ethical issues of our time, The Promise of Stardust , will stay with you, long after the last page has been read. Thanks for signing up! We've emailed you instructions for claiming your free e-book. Tell us more about what you like to read so we can send you the best offers and opportunities.
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The first time, I was intrigued. The second time, I felt privileged to share in such an amazing story. Woven with elegance through a twenty-year love story, the novel takes numerous twists and turns that will keep you turning the pages. She is a skilled story teller.
Priscille Sibley manages a delicate and brave balance with this gripping novel. This is a gripping, thoughtful, heart-wrenching, and well-written debut that would be a great discussion vehicle for certain book groups. Highly recommended. A winner! Recommended for you. The Playground by Jane Shemilt. The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich. Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro.
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While there is no certainty her body can sustain the pregnancy, Matt is sure Elle would want the baby to have a chance. Linney, Matt's mother, believes her son is blind with denial and insists Elle would never want to be kept alive by artificial means, no matter what. And the result is a battle, which ultimately goes beyond one family and one single life. Priscille Sibley is a neonatal intensive care nurse who lives in New Jersey with her husband and three teenage sons.
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Add to Basket. Compare all 11 new copies. Book Description HarperLuxe. Condition: New. Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller. Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Brand New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Priscille Sibley's The Promise of Stardust is a haunting and unforgettable debut novel about life and death and love, set against a moral dilemma that may leave you questioning your own beliefs.
To keep the baby alive, Matt goes against his wife's wishes and keeps his wife on life support. But Matt's mother thinks that Elle should be euthanized, and she's ready to fight for what she believes is the right thing. A stunning, compassionate examination of one of the most intricate ethical issues of our time, The Promise of Stardust, will stay with you, long after the last page has been read.
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Free delivery worldwide. Expected to be delivered to Germany by Christmas. Description Matt Beaulieu was two years old the first time he held Elle McClure in his arms, seventeen when he first kissed her under a sky filled with shooting stars, and thirty-three when he convinced her to marry him. Now in their late 30s, the deeply devoted couple has everything-except the baby they've always wanted.
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When an accident leaves Elle brain dead, Matt is devastated. Though he cannot bear the thought of life without her, he knows Elle was afraid of only one thing-a slow death. And so, Matt resolves to take her off life support.
But Matt changes his mind when they discover Elle's pregnant. While there are no certainties, the baby might survive if Elle remains on life support. Matt's mother, Linney, disagrees with his decision. She loves Elle, too, and insists that Elle would never want to be kept alive on machines. Linney is prepared to fight her son in court-armed with Elle's living will.
Divided by the love they share, Matt and Linney will be pitted against each other, fighting for what they believe is right, and what they think Elle would have wanted resulting in a controversial legal battle that will ultimately go beyond one family People who bought this also bought.
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