A Maine neurosurgeon faces a wrenching decision in Sibley's unforgettable debut. Matt Beaulieu is completely devastated when the doctors inform him that his astrophysicist wife, Elle, is brain dead after a freak accident. While making preparations to remove her from life support, it is discovered that Elle is pregnant. What follows is a heartbreaking battle between Matt, who knows how much Elle longed for a baby, and Matt's mother Linney, who wants to honor Elle's wishes. An emotionally resonant and thought-provoking tale that gracefully illuminates the power of love to wound...and to heal.