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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
 Andalusia PL Stacks - ANDG-8  FIC DON    AVAILABLE
 Bourbonnais PL Adult Fiction - BDBB-2  F DON    AVAILABLE
 Bradley PL Adult Fiction - BRBB-2  FIC DON    AVAILABLE
 Byron PL Adult Fiction - BYLY-14  FIC DON    AVAILABLE
 Charles B. Phillips PL Adult Fiction - CPBB-3  F DONOGHUE    AVAILABLE
 Coal City PL Adult Fiction - CCBB-2  F DONOG    AVAILABLE
 Colona District PL Stacks - CLNG-7  FIC DON    AVAILABLE
 Cortland Comm Lib Adult Fiction - COLY-12  FIC DON    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Fiction - DKLY-12  FIC DON    AVAILABLE
 Earlville PL Adult Fiction - EAPY-12  F DON    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 Girls -- Fiction.
Fasting -- Fiction.
Nurses -- Fiction.
Sick children -- Fiction.
Fasting -- Religious aspects -- Fiction.
Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Psychological fiction.
ISBN 9780316393874

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