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In 'Leaving Lucy Pear,' 2 Women Are Forever Linked By A Baby Girl

It’s an intriguing tale of secrets, class and motherhood. “Leaving Lucy Pear” tells the story of a baby who is abandoned under a pear tree in Gloucester, Massachusetts, by her Jewish 18-year-old mother. Bea hopes that an Irish family who steals the fruit in the dark of night will take the infant and raise her as their own.

Author Anna Solomon (@SolomonAnnaspoke with Here & Now‘s Robin Young last summer, and tells her about why she was inspired to write the book.

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