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Orphan #8 / Kim van Alkemade.

Alkemade, Kim van, author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale LP ALK (Text) 70743000157591 Large Print Available -
Perry County Bookmobile BLP ALK (Text) 70621000559660 BKM-Large Print Available -
Thorntown Public Library - Thorntown FIC ALK (Text) 30034001228777 Adult Fiction Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410489562
  • ISBN: 1410489566
  • Physical Description: 567 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "In 1919, Rachel Rabinowitz is a vivacious four-year-old living with her family in a crowded tenement on New York City’s Lower Eastside. When tragedy strikes, Rachel is separated from her brother Sam and sent to a Jewish orphanage where Dr. Mildred Solomon is conducting medical research. Subjected to X-ray treatments that leave her disfigured, Rachel suffers years of cruel harassment from the other orphans. But when she turns fifteen, she runs away to Colorado hoping to find the brother she lost and discovers a family she never knew she had. Though Rachel believes she’s shut out her painful childhood memories, years later she is confronted with her dark past when she becomes a nurse at Manhattan’s Old Hebrews Home and her patient is none other than the elderly, cancer-stricken Dr. Solomon. Rachel becomes obsessed with making Dr. Solomon acknowledge, and pay for, her wrongdoing. But each passing hour Rachel spends with the old doctor reveal to Rachel the complexities of her own nature. She realizes that a person’s fate—to be one who inflicts harm or one who heals—is not always set in stone."-- provided by Baker & Taylor.
Subject: Orphans > Fiction.
Human experimentation in medicine > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Historical fiction.

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