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The Choice Paperback – August 6, 2012
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Robert Whitlow is the bestselling author of legal novels set in the South and winner of the Christy Award for Contemporary Fiction. He received his J.D. with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law where he served on the staff of the Georgia Law Review. Website: robertwhitlow.com, Twitter: @whitlowwriter, Facebook: robertwhitlowbooks.
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Yes, the pro-choice people will come off looking a bit more like the villains and I guess that is to be expected. But I believe they are written in a way that is courteous to their beliefs.
The Choice follows the life of Sandy Lincoln. The first half of the book is about her trouble of becoming pregnant while a senior in high school. This was shortly after the Roe vs. Wade decision and thus frames the story as to the decisions that Sandy will face. First of all she will not be allowed to continue in high school. She must remove herself. She can go to a special school for delinquents if she wants to finish, but she can not stay at her home or in her own town. The humiliation and shame factor come into play.
In a twist of good writing Whitlow has Sandy go to live with her Aunt, who never married, who is a good choice of character for a woman dedicated to the rights of women, but through good education and well documented belief. She is pro-life, but still dedicated to the rights of women.
Sandy will give birth to twin boys and give them both up for adoption. She will have a say in the homes that are chosen and the process is well documented and well portrayed. The real human emotions of giving up a new born baby are well written. Both Sandy and her mother and aunt struggle with giving the babies up, but they know it is right.
Now the book shifts, it moves ahead in time 33 years. Sandy is back in her home town and is a teacher in the local high school and also the cheer leading coach. She has never married. She is dedicated to her students.
Enter Maria, a young hispanic girl who finds herself pregnant and facing the decision of her lifetime. She will approach Sandy for help. Sandy will give the best advice she can but finds that she is running a foul of the school administration. During this time students can stay in school even if they are pregnant and the school provides a counselor, who happens to be pro-choice and pushing Maria towards terminating the pregnancy.
Through a series of events Sandy will be taken to court by the school and a pro-choice group to attempt to get a restraining order so that she can't influence Maria. This will lead Sandy to find one of her sons. She will have to decide how to break the news to him that they are related, or will she.
Well, the book is well written. It is true Whitlow style. If you have enjoyed other Robert Whitlow books you are going to love this one. I will stop here so that there will not be any spoiler alert needed.
This is a great read. Enjoy it!