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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Oswayo Valley Memorial Library F SHR (Text) 30723000340423 Adult Fiction Checked Out 04/07/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316353571
  • ISBN: 0316353574
  • Physical Description: 453, 5, 10 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Back Bay Books, an imprint of Little, Brown and Company, [2008], ℗♭1999.

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General Note:
Includes a reading group guide (5 pages).
Includes a preview from Testimonials (10 pages).
Summary, etc.:
In 1890s Boston, a 15-year-old upper-class girl is banished to a convent following an affair with a married doctor which left her pregnant. The girl is forced to surrender the child for adoption, but she subsequently goes to court to recuperate it, and eventually marries the doctor. A study in the mores and manners of the day.
Subject: Young women > Sexual behavior > New England > Fiction.
Mills and mill-work > New England > Fiction.
New England > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
New England > Social conditions > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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