When I Found You: by Catherine Ryan Hyde | Summary & Analysis

When I Found You by Catherine Ryan Hyde | A 15-minute Summary & Analysis


When I Found You by Catherine Ryan Hyde is a moving and emotional novel that speaks to the power of unconditional love and how that love in one person can change the life of another. The actions of character Nathan McCann will help to restore faith in humanity.

In October of 1960, Nathan McCann is a childless, unhappily married, middle- aged accountant who finds an abandoned baby while walking through the woods on the way to go duck hunting. His hunting dog acts strangely and leads him to the infant in leaves under a tree. Nathan rushes the baby to the hospital.

The baby survives and Nathan wants to adopt the child. Nathan feels the baby is destined to be a part of his life. His wife, Flora, wants nothing to do with the child.

The parents of the baby, Lenora Bates and Richard A. Ford, are found and arrested.…

PLEASE NOTE: This is an unofficial summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.

Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of When I Found You:

• Summary of entire book

• Introduction to the Important People in the book

• Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style

About the Author

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