The Resource What she left behind, Ellen Marie Wiseman., (ebook)

What she left behind, Ellen Marie Wiseman., (ebook)

Label
What she left behind
Title
What she left behind
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Marie Wiseman.
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Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
In this stunning new novel, the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree merges the past and present into a haunting story about the nature of love and loyalty--and the lengths we will go to protect those who need us most. Ten years ago, Izzy Stone's mother fatally shot her father while he slept. Devastated by her mother's apparent insanity, Izzy, now seventeen, refuses to visit her in prison. But her new foster parents, employees at the local museum, have enlisted Izzy's help in cataloging items at a long-shuttered state asylum. There, amid piles of abandoned belongings, Izzy discovers a stack of unopened letters, a decades-old journal, and a window into her own past. Clara Cartwright, eighteen years old in 1929, is caught between her overbearing parents and her love for an Italian immigrant. Furious when she rejects an arranged marriage, Clara's father sends her to a genteel home for nervous invalids. But when his fortune is lost in the stock market crash, he can no longer afford her care--and Clara is committed to the public asylum. Even as Izzy deals with the challenges of yet another new beginning, Clara's story keeps drawing her into the past. If Clara was never really mentally ill, could something else explain her own mother's violent act? Piecing together Clara's fate compels Izzy to re-examine her own choices--with shocking and unexpected results. Illuminating and provocative, What She Left Behind "Ellen Marie Wiseman weaves a story of intrigue, terror, and love from a perspective not often seen in Holocaust novels."--Jewish Book World"A haunting and beautiful debut novel." --Anna Jean Mayhew, author of The Dry Grass of August
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TEFOD
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Wiseman, Ellen Marie
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.I833
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Family secrets
  • Orphans
  • Mentally ill
Label
What she left behind, Ellen Marie Wiseman., (ebook)
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780758278463
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00075024
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DB56AE21-4369-4C16-BA2A-B6045D805FD8
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  • ocn864004775
  • (OCoLC)864004775
Label
What she left behind, Ellen Marie Wiseman., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780758278463
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00075024
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DB56AE21-4369-4C16-BA2A-B6045D805FD8
System control number
  • ocn864004775
  • (OCoLC)864004775

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