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Author Donoghue, Emma, 1969- author.

Title The wonder : a novel / Emma Donoghue.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Fiction - CHVY-11  F DON    AVAILABLE
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Fiction - HRLY-11  FIC DON    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Fiction - IPLY-11  FIC DON    AVAILABLE
 Nippersink PLD Adult Fiction - NPLY-11  F DON    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Fiction - NSLY-11  F DONOGHUE    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Fiction - NSRY-11  F DONOGHUE    AVAILABLE
 Talcott Free LD Adult Fiction - TFLY-11  F DON    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Fiction - WOLY-11  FICTION DONOGHU HN    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 291 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Nurse -- Watch -- Fast -- Vigil -- Shift -- Epilogue -- Author's note.
Summary "Tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell, who is said to be living without food, and a journalist is sent to cover the sensation. Lib Wright, a veteran of Florence Nightingale's Crimean campaign, is hired to keep watch over the girl. As Anna's life ebbs away, Lib finds herself responsible not just for the care of a child but for that child's very survival. Haunting and magnetic, The Wonder is a searing examination of doubt, faith, and what nourishes us, body and soul. Written with all the propulsive tension that made Donoghue's Room a huge bestseller, it works beautifully on many levels -- an intimate tale of two strangers who transform each other's lives, a powerful psychological thriller, and a spellbinding story of love pitted against evil." -- from back cover.
Subject Nurses -- Fiction.
Sick children -- Fiction.
Fasting -- Religious aspects -- Fiction.
Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780316393874 (hardcover)
0316393878 (hardcover)

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