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Linton PL - Linton AUDIO GRE CD (Text) 30149000875038 Audiobook Checked out 12/17/2019

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  • ISBN: 9781250257758
  • ISBN: 1250257751
  • Physical Description: viii, 301 pages ; 24 cm

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"Dover, Massachusetts, 1969. Ginny Richardson's heart was torn open when her baby girl, Lucy, born with Down Syndrome, was taken from her. Under pressure from his powerful family, her husband, Ab, sent Lucy away to Willowridge, a special school for the "feeble-minded." Ab tried to convince Ginny it was for the best. That they should grieve for their daughter as though she were dead. That they should try to move on. But two years later, when Ginny's best friend, Marsha, shows her a series of articles exposing Willowridge as a hell-on-earth--its squalid hallways filled with neglected children--she knows she can't leave her daughter there. With Ginny's six-year-old son in tow, Ginny and Marsha drive to the school to see Lucy for themselves. What they find sets their course on a heart-racing journey across state lines--turning Ginny into a fugitive. For the first time, Ginny must test her own strength and face the world head-on as she fights Ab and his domineering father for the right to keep Lucy."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Down syndrome > Fiction.
Runaway women > Fiction.

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