The Light Between Oceans

Working as a lighthouse keeper, WWI veteran Tom Sherbourne finds a boat cradling a dead man and a crying baby. His wife, disappointed by two miscarriages and a stillbirth, convinces him to keep the child. It's a decision with a fateful impact in our newest B&N Recommends selection.

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