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The Children Act : a novel / Ian McEwan.

McEwan, Ian. (Author).
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  • 60 of 61 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria F MCE (Text) 37521530512013 AMPL Adult Fiction Available -
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Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola FIC MCEWAN (Text) 33118000165758 Adult: General Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780385539708 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 221 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2014.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. But Fiona's professional success belies domestic strife. Her husband, Jack, asks her to consider an open marriage and, after an argument, moves out of their house. She decides to throw herself into her work, especially a complex case involving a seventeen-year-old boy whose parents will not permit a lifesaving blood transfusion because it conflicts with their beliefs as Jehovah's Witnesses. But Jack doesn't leave her thoughts, and the pressure to resolve the case--as well as her crumbling marriage--tests Fiona in many ways.
Subject: Women judges > Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) in women > Fiction.
Religion and law > England > Fiction.
Genre: Legal stories.

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