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The Summer We Found the Baby

The Summer We Found the Baby is a quiet wonder and a rare delight, filled with wonderfully unadorned prose and a deliciously satisfying story.

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Review of ‘The Summer We Found the Baby’

At first glance, The Summer We Found the Baby, a short novel about a baby discovered in a basket on the steps of the new children’s library in Belle Beach, Long Island, appears to be a sweet snapshot of life in a small town during World War II. But author Amy Hest packs much into…

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