I received this book in exchange for my honest opinion. While it was not a pleasant story, it was a story that needed to be told. Other plot details reminded me of the Gosnell case in Philadelphia from earlier this year. Peter has just been assigned a controversial case in which a fetus survives an abortion but later dies. But as I kept reading I actually got pulled in and really enjoyed the story. Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans. Could this be considered murder.
Ewen did a beautiful job. Meanwhile, Peter, her husband and senior district attorney, is in charge of a complex case with far-reaching legal consequences and moral implications for his Christian faith. I guess you can put me in the naïve category. Peter has just been assigned a controversial case in which a fetus survives an abortion but later dies. I felt she gave in to certain circumstances to easy when just a few pages before she was having a more tough attitude. The best part of the stor I found this book riveting and gripping! I never considered the circumstances described in this book and I do feel that it helps bringing something under attention. We need to remember that this is written in the years 1980 so things were a little di This book had a very good story.
Vennie Martinisi 1:15pm March 29, 2014 I am in a bit of shock as I read this! Ewen for having the courage and gumption to write this book because it is something we all need to be aware of. Peter has just been assigned a controversial case in which a fetus survives an abortion but later dies. Wade has been around nine years. The couple both have good standing and good jobs. Together, Rebecca and Peter rely on faith and guidance to overcome obstacles in the personal and professional lives.
As a matter of fact, I can't imagine putting it down without having read the entire thing quickly just to learn the story and what happens within. The truth is, however inconvenient it may be for some, there are babies born alive during late term abortion. The main characters in this book, Peter and Rebecca Jacobs, have such incredible love for each other that just continues to grow throughout the book. One has just made partner is a prestigious law firm when she finds she is pregnant. To tell a dirty secret. I experienced many emotions while reading, the storyline was realistic and believable.
When she discovers they are expecting their first child, things turn upside down as she figures out how to make it as a career woman and a mother. Rebecca and Peter Jacobs have persevered in climbing their respective corporate ladders to achieve their highest goals. However, I did find some pro's and con's to this book. Before reading this story, I was completely naïve that this type of thing could occur at all. Stanek's testimony led Congress to enact the Born Alive Infant Protection Act of 2001, a federal-only law that still does not bind state run hospitals or private clinics.
Something I would've seen in an indie author. The author weaves the story of a failed abortion in which the child was alive the subsequent court case, and the resolution. Tammany Parish, Louisiana as Literary Artist of the Year. She goes to have an abortion but it all goes wrong In 1982, Roe v. After reading about the case of Kermit Gosnell and his house of horrors, I would love to read your book, and see how you resolved the issue, being a former attorney.
I thought the court parts were told very well. If you enjoy mystery, or Christian suspense, or reading!. Based on a true story, The Moon in the Mango tree was awarded the 2012 Eudora Welty Memorial Award by the National League of American Pen Women. With the news that he is going to be a first time father, this case takes on new meaning for him. The matter of live birth abortions is still very much an issue today as it was in 1982, or 2001. They are little more than five years of backstory, explaining what has happened to Amalise and Rebecca since the conclusion of Chasing the Wind which was a rare five-star read for me.
Senior district attorney Peter Jacobs is facing the trial of a lifetime, a passionate, spiritual battle against an evil with far reaching consequences. The trial of the abortion doctor is the most important part of this book and fills a considerable number of pages. Wade has been around nine years. The investigation and courtroom scenes are authentic, compelling and pragmatic! The author weaves the story of a failed abortion in which the child was alive the subsequent court case, and the resolution. The other con I felt was all the fillers, the excessive descriptions of what they ate, what they wore, accessories, etc. One of the most gut wrenching is taken from the testimony Jill Stanek gave that day in 2001. Rebecca begins the book as an agnostic who starts to have faith in God when she learns she is expecting.
And just the fact that abortions are so common and accepted in our day and age, :' An Accidental Life by Pamela Binnings Ewen is more of a slow-paced tale, and largely focused on a court case having to do with live victims of Heart-rending. The truth is, however inconvenient it may be for some, there are babies born alive during late term abortion. Pamela is a member of the board of directors of The Tennessee Williams Festival in New Orleans, and on the advisory board of the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society. Unfortunately, in some instances when Ewen described the setting, she wasted pages. Women are breaking into all kinds of careers. Cheryl Schleuss 3:23pm March 31, 2014 This sounds like an amazing story, especially being set in the magic New Orleans Sarah Hansrote 10:22pm March 31, 2014 I'm looking forward to reading this one! To say that this book is powerful and gripping would be an understatement. Pamela Ewen lays out this story of human tragedy with sensitivity and such amazing attention to detail that we live through the trial with her characters.