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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville||PLAYAWAY F DONOGHUE E. (Text)||34706001535212||Playaway - Adult||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781478971733
- ISBN: 1478971738
- Physical Description: 1 audio media player (approximately 13 hrs.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
- Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, 
|General Note:|| IN PROCESS RECORD.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Kate Lock.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Lib Wright, a young English nurse trained by legendary Florence Nightingale, arrives in an impoverished Irish village with a strange mission. Eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell is said to have eaten nothing for four months. With tourists thronging to see the child, and the press sowing doubt, the baffled community looks to an outsider to bring the truth to light. Lib's job is simple: to stay in the girl's bare room at all hours, watching her. An educated skeptic repelled by what she sees as ignorance and superstition, Lib expects to expose the fast as a hoax within days. But the long hours she spends with Anna begin to erode all her assumptions about the child, the Irish, and herself. Is Anna a fraud or a "living wonder"? Or is something more sinister unfolding right before Lib's eyes?"--From container.
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