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The prisoner of Hell Gate : a novel / Dana I. Wolff.

Wolff, Dana I., author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville FIC WOL (Text) 37323005272946 FICTION Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Waverly FIC WOL (Text) 78551000526926 New Books Available -
Poseyville Carnegie Public Library - Poseyville F Wolf (Text) 70651000025199 Adult Fiction (New) Checked out 12/17/2016
Schricker Main Library F WOL (Text) 30032010679709 ADULT FICTION Available -
Vermillion County Public Library - Newport FIC WOL (Text) 77831000020534 Adult Fiction (new) Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781250089700 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1250089700 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 212 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Picador, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "Karalee Soper, a graduate student at Havermeyer University's school of public health, grew up hearing tales of her heroic great grandfather, George A. Soper, who tracked down and locked away Irish immigrant cook Mary Mallon--the infamous disease carrier who came to be called Typhoid Mary. So when partying on a pleasure cruise with her closest friends, she finds herself in an area of the East River known as Hell Gate--in sight of the long-uninhabited island where Mary languished bitterly for decades--and can't resist the temptation to sneak ashore for a secret visit. Soon five curious and precocious twentysomethings are wandering among the macabre ruins of abandoned Riverside Hospital. Budding experts on the history of communicable disease, these students think they've mastered everything there is to know about Typhoid Mary and North Brother Island. But they don't know who tends the garden by the crumbling greenhouse. They don't know about the ghosts of the General Slocum shipwreck. They don't know the intentions of the hermit woman who offers to cook them dinner. And, worst of all, they know nothing of the sinister history lurking in the DNA of Karalee Soper, who will soon learn to her horror that the real prisoner of Hell Gate is the person she least suspects"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Typhoid Mary, 1869-1938 > Fiction.
Hell Gate (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Horror fiction

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