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  • 0 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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4 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL FIC GUN (Text) 38217000687547 Fiction Checked out 09/13/2019
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Gunnis (Text) 31208913130011 new fiction Checked out 09/11/2019
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC GUNNIS, EMILY (Text) 33946003598989 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 09/05/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781472255099
  • ISBN: 1472255097
  • Physical Description: 369 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : Headline Review, 2019.

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Originally published: 2018.
Summary, etc.:
This page-turning, moving novel of separation and long-buried secrets will stay with you for ever. In the winter of 1956 pregnant young Ivy is sent in disgrace to St. Margaret's, a home for unmarried mothers in the south of England, run by nuns, to have her child. Her baby daughter is adopted. Ivy will never leave. Sixty years later, journalist Samantha stumbles upon a series of letters from Ivy to her lover, pleading with him to rescue her from St Margaret's before it is too late. As Sam pieces together Ivy's tragic story, terrible secrets about St. Margaret's dark past begin to emerge. What happened to Ivy, to her baby, and to the hundreds of children born in the home? What links a number of mysterious, sudden deaths in the area? And why are those who once worked at St. Margaret's so keen that the truth should never be told? As Sam unpicks the sinister web of lies surrounding St Margaret's, she also looks deep within - to confront some unwelcome truths of her own...
Subject: Unmarried mothers > Fiction.
Adoption > Fiction.
Journalists > Great Britain > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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