The Memory Keeper's Daughter Topics for Discussion

Kim Edwards
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There is a theme associated with siblings woven through this story. Discuss the sibling relationships and their significance in the story.

Are there elements of the story that do not add up? What are some discrepancies, and how could they have been resolved?

What purpose does photography serve in David Henry's life?

Why do you think Caroline Gill never told Norah about Phoebe until she was grown? Is there more than one reason?

This story would not be the same if it had not been set during the time period Kim Edwards chose. What elements of the story are shaped and affected by the decade in which they were set?

Were David Henry's reasons for keeping his secret valid? Discuss why, or why not.

Why did Norah Henry have numerous adulterous affairs? Why did David not object?

What role does Bree play in the...

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