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Her Daughter’s Dream | [Francine Rivers]

Her Daughter’s Dream

In the compelling conclusion to the New York Times best-seller Her Mother’s Hope, Christy Award-winning author Francine Rivers explores the sorrow that can tear families apart and the grace that can heal the deepest wounds. Just as Carolyn had formed a stronger bond with her Oma Marta than with her mother, so Carolyn’s daughter is drawn to her grandma more than to a mom who’s caught up in the 1960s counterculture....
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Publisher's Summary

In the dramatic conclusion to the New York Times best seller Her Mother’s Hope, Francine Rivers delivers a rich and deeply moving story about the silent sorrows that can tear a family apart and the grace and forgiveness that can heal even the deepest wounds.

Growing up isn’t easy for little Carolyn Arundel. With her mother, Hildemara, quarantined to her room with tuberculosis, Carolyn forms a special bond with her oma Marta, who moves in to care for the household. But as tensions between Hildie and Marta escalate, Carolyn believes she is to blame. When Hildie returns to work and Marta leaves, Carolyn and her brother grow up as latchkey kids in a world gripped by the fear of the Cold War.

College offers Carolyn the chance to find herself, but a family tragedy shatters her newfound independence. Rather than return home, she cuts all ties and disappears into the heady counterculture of San Francisco. When she reemerges two years later, more lost than ever, she reluctantly turns to her family to help rebuild a life for her and her own daughter, May Flower Dawn.

Just like Carolyn, May Flower Dawn develops a closer bond with her grandmother, Hildie, than with her mother, causing yet another rift between generations. But as Dawn struggles to avoid the mistakes of those who went before her, she vows that somehow she will be a bridge between the women in her family rather than the wall that separates them forever.

Spanning from the 1950s to present day, Her Daughter’s Dream is the emotional final chapter of an unforgettable family saga about the sacrifices every mother makes for her daughter—and the very nature of unconditional love.

©2010 Francine Rivers (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Alaina 12-21-10
    Alaina 12-21-10 Member Since 2009
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    "Great book"

    I really enjoyed reading this book. It help me remember the value of family.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Teresa 12-26-11
    Teresa 12-26-11 Member Since 2011
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    "What a Great Book!"

    This book is fantastic. Very touching story. I loved Stina Nielsen as the narrator. Great fluctuation of the voice, accents, etc. Francine Rivers is one of my favorite authors.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    C. United States 01-14-11
    C. United States 01-14-11
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    "Better than the first"

    Great series, if you can call 2 books a series. I was sad when it came to an end. Francine Rivers is a talented author. This was the first time I had listened to her work and really enjoyed both. Also, the narrator, Stina Nielsen, was a perfect choice.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    susan fayetteville, TN, United States 05-15-12
    susan fayetteville, TN, United States 05-15-12 Member Since 2010
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    "The Dreams Continue"

    The ending of Her Mother's Hope left me with an urgent need to keep going with these characters. The segue was flawless. A few times I was uncomfortable remembering how I must have disappointed my own mother or failed my own daughter, but that simply tells you how powerful the writing is and how true to life. Try not to worry too much, because . . . well, I don't want to give anything away. Just believe me when I say you will not be disappointed. I can't say enough good things about the narrator, Stina Nielsen. She is consummately talented.
    I just cannot recommend this audio book and its predecessor highly enough!

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    Pamela Carlton, Minnesota, United States 10-02-13
    Pamela Carlton, Minnesota, United States 10-02-13 Member Since 2013

    Christian Wife and Mother

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    "Interesting and thought provoking"

    The two books in this series are great and thanks to Audible I was able to enjoy them in this crazy busy life we live! Listen if u get the chance. You won't regret it. Francine Rivers is an amazing author.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Wendy 10-04-11
    Wendy 10-04-11 Member Since 2007
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    "Not Francine's Best"

    I did enjoy this but if I would have been reading I would not have read every word. This one went on a bit more then needed.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Cathy Tuscumbia, AL, United States 07-08-11
    Cathy Tuscumbia, AL, United States 07-08-11
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    "So glad she continued this story!!!"

    Continuing on with these characters was a great idea, I certainly wasn't ready to let them go! Francine Rivers did a great job, I love a book I don't want to lay down, or in this case shut off my iphone!!! I cut grass, washed horses, cleaned house and listened in the car! I couldn't wait to get a few minutes to listen to my book! Just hated for it to end and that makes a great book! I hope she has something else soon!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Christine Bermuda Dunes, CA, United States 01-13-11
    Christine Bermuda Dunes, CA, United States 01-13-11
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    "Worth reading"

    Liked the fact that is dealt with real life issues and how faith impacts our life for the better.

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    Bookish 11-16-14
    Bookish 11-16-14

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    "Francine at her best!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, after reading the previous book I had reservations but this book was excellent.!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Dawn was my favorite. She had many characteristics and wound up touching my heart.


    What does Stina Nielsen bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Stina has a great gift of narration, Every word is very clear and understandable.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    There were many times I had the feeling of anger and times of sorrow.


    Any additional comments?

    I highly recommend this book, the whole story was excelloent.

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    Gayle Erickson-Ash PARKER, CO, US 08-04-14
    Gayle Erickson-Ash PARKER, CO, US 08-04-14
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    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The narrator had a voice that was not very interesting to listen to


    What was most disappointing about Francine Rivers’s story?

    I typically like Francine River's stories but this one was not interesting to me at all.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    Voice tones for the various characters was not good.


    Was Her Daughter’s Dream worth the listening time?

    No


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