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The wonder : a novel / Emma Donoghue.

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  • 81 out of 83 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Lexington/Oglethorpe County Library.

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FICTION FIC DONOGHUE
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780316393874 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0316393878 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780316466257 (international edition)
  • ISBN: 0316466255 (international edition)
  • ISBN: 9780316467049 (signed edition)
  • ISBN: 0316467049 (signed edition)
  • ISBN: 0316396737
  • ISBN: 9780316396738
  • Physical Description: 291 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2016]

Contents / Notes

Contents: Nurse -- Watch -- Fast -- Vigil -- Shift -- Epilogue -- Author's note.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Nurses > Fiction.
Sick children > Fiction.
Nurses > Fiction.
Sick children > Fiction.
Girls > Fiction.
Miracles > Fiction.
Ireland > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
Nurses > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Psychological fiction.
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