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The home for unwanted girls : a novel / Joanna Goodman.

Available copies

  • 9 of 29 copies available at Sitka.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Elkford Public Library.

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10 current holds with 0 total copies.

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Elkford Public Library FC GOO (Text) 35170000320945 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Bowen Island Public Library F GOO (Text) 30947000535324 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/07/2018
Burns Lake Public Library AF GOO (Text) 35198000657891 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library FIC GOO (Text) 35146002075232 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/07/2018
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Greenwood Public Library Fic GOO (Text) 35141000218694 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Invermere Public Library FIC GOO (Text) IPL054651 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/13/2018
Kaslo and District Public Library AF GOO (Text) 35134000415345 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
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Mackenzie Public Library GOO (Text) 35192000304463 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/09/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062834089
  • Physical Description: 364 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"In 1950s Quebec, when Maggie Hughes becomes pregnant at fifteen, her parents force her to give baby Elodie up for adoption. Elodie is raised in Quebec's impoverished orphanage system. A tragic turn when Elodie, along with thousands of other orphans, is declared mentally ill as the result of a new law that provides more funding to psychiatric hospitals than to orphanages. As time passes, the stories of Maggie and Elodie intertwine but never touch, until Maggie realizes she must take what she wants from life and go in search of her long-lost daughter."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Teenage mothers > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Québec (Province) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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