The Resource The House Children : A Novel, Heidi Daniele., (ebook)

The House Children : A Novel, Heidi Daniele., (ebook)

Label
The House Children : A Novel
Title
The House Children
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
Heidi Daniele.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1937, Mary Margaret Joyce is born in the Tuam Home for unwed mothers. After spending her early years in an uncaring foster home, she is sentenced by a judge to an industrial school, where she is given the name Peg, and assigned the number 27. Amid one hundred other unwanted girls, Peg quickly learns the rigid routine of prayer, work, and silence under the watchful eye of Sister Constance. Her only respite is an annual summer holiday with a kind family in Galway. At the tender age of thirteen, Peg accidentally learns the identity of her birthmother. Peg struggles with feelings of anger and abandonment, while her mother grapples with the shame of having borne a child out of wedlock. The tension between them mounts as Peg, now becoming a young adult, begins to make plans for her future beyond Ireland. Based on actual events, The House Children is a compelling story of familial love, shameful secrets, and life inside Ireland's infamous industrial schools
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Daniele, Heidi
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • Foster children
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The House Children : A Novel, Heidi Daniele., (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781943006953
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12397300
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12397300
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The House Children : A Novel, Heidi Daniele., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781943006953
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12397300
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12397300
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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