Book Reviews of Daybreak

Daybreak
Daybreak
Author: Belva Plain
ISBN-13: 9780440216810
ISBN-10: 0440216818
Publication Date: 3/1/1995
Pages: 448
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 76

3.7 stars, based on 76 ratings
Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Paperback
Reviews: Amazon | Write a Review

29 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

reviewed Daybreak on + 351 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
A very touching, emotional, and well-written story. Besides being a wonderful story "Daybreak" sheds alot of light on how prejudices are learned, not inherited.
reviewed Daybreak on + 4 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Another excellent book by Belva Plain. Since reading this one and After the fire, I now keep my eye out for all of her books and buy them whenever possible. Belva Plain is a really good writer and she really makes the characters come alive on the pages. By the time you are done with the book, you feel you really know the characters in the book as if they were your neighbors.
reviewed Daybreak on + 312 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This is a book you will remember. It runs the gammet of emotions.
reviewed Daybreak on + 47 more book reviews
Very enjoyable strong characters especially both Mothers - very poignant Belva Plain is a great writer
reviewed Daybreak on + 302 more book reviews
A heart breaking story.
reviewed Daybreak on + 12 more book reviews
A couple's dying son is not their child. They face death and the shock of having a son they have never met. The other parents have their life shattered by the news.
reviewed Daybreak on
Classic Belva Plain, if you love one of her novels you'll love them all.
reviewed Daybreak on + 43 more book reviews
I really like this book. A great story of two families and their emotional ups and downs. Dealing with illness, predudice and all emotions inbetween.
reviewed Daybreak on
i have always enjoyed Belva Plain books ever since "Evergreen". Ms Plain writes about family and relationships, choices and results of those choices down thru generations. This book was right in keeping with her other novels.
reviewed Daybreak on + 8 more book reviews
This is a deeply moving story of a family suffering and overcoming the consequences of an act committed at the time of their second son's birth.
reviewed Daybreak on + 14 more book reviews
Story of a marriage gone bad.
reviewed Daybreak on + 35 more book reviews
Very Good Book! The first that I have read of Belva Plain's. I will definately look for more books by this author.
reviewed Daybreak on
Another wonderful book that can't be put down from Belva Plain!
reviewed Daybreak on + 30 more book reviews
I liked the book. It could be true as it is similiar to many stories.
reviewed Daybreak on + 247 more book reviews
Belva Plain is an excellent author but I found myself skipping sections because I could not get into it at first. By time I did get into it was about half way through and then it held my attention to the end of the book.
reviewed Daybreak on + 26 more book reviews
A couple discovers that the son they love, & who is now dying, is not their child. They learn that the babies were mixed at birth. This is the heartrending story of two families joined by this unlikely circumstance - & oh, are these families different!

Belva Plain's characters are so real! You will love this book.
reviewed Daybreak on + 78 more book reviews
This is a very good story. One of Belva Plain's best.
reviewed Daybreak on + 58 more book reviews
Good book.
reviewed Daybreak on + 13 more book reviews
Belva Plain brings out so much emotion from all her characters. I will read her again.
reviewed Daybreak on + 274 more book reviews
When the Crawford family learns that their dying son is not their son they must deal with his death and the shock of having a son they have never met.. the two families have to either embrace or be destroyed by the shattering truth.
reviewed Daybreak on
1-5 I give it a 5. Very good read.
reviewed Daybreak on + 181 more book reviews
Nervy and deep~
reviewed Daybreak on + 58 more book reviews
Great read
reviewed Daybreak on + 191 more book reviews
Good book
reviewed Daybreak on + 17 more book reviews
Margaret & Arthur Crawfield find out that thier beloved dying son is not thier child. Now they must face the Peter's death and the shock of having a son they have never met. Grieving, yet compelled, they begin a search that will tear two families apart.
reviewed Daybreak on + 156 more book reviews
A selection of the Literary Guild & the Doubleday Book club
reviewed Daybreak on + 8 more book reviews
This is another one I've not read...but my cousin said it's fantastic.
reviewed Daybreak on
the cover is different
reviewed Daybreak on + 20 more book reviews
Registered at bookcrossing.com