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Double Out and Back by Lisa Lipkind Leibow will be available as an e-book from Red Rose Publishing on August 13, 2009.
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Not every woman who rides the fertility treatment roller coaster winds up like Octomom.
Three women’s lives are intricately intertwined, as Amelia Schwartz and Summer Curtis struggle with the complex dynamics of intrafamily embryo adoption, and Chandy Markum strives to make her patients’ dreams a reality.
After more than a decade, anal-retentive Amelia Schwartz finally stops mourning her parents and decides to pursue single motherhood via embryo adoption. Her fertility doctor, Chandy Markum, is preoccupied with the loss of the cosmopolitan Cape Town of her youth and her first love in apartheid-torn South Africa. Summer Curtis, Amelia’s niece, a young, married, overachieving attorney, juggles zealous career ambitions, demanding bosses, and friction with her husband over family and fertility issues. They must confront the painful reality that, no matter what technology humans devise to manipulate reproduction, prolong life, and construct family units, they have not yet mastered control over their beginnings and endings.