The Resource What she left behind, Ellen Marie Wiseman

What she left behind, Ellen Marie Wiseman

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What she left behind
Title
What she left behind
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Marie Wiseman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ten years ago, Izzy Stone's mother fatally shot her father while he slept. Devastated by her mother's apparent insanity, Izzy, now seventeen, refuses to visit her in prison. But her new foster parents, employees at the local museum, have enlisted Izzy's help in cataloging items at a long-shuttered state asylum. There, amid piles of abandoned belongings, Izzy discovers a stack of unopened letters, a decades-old journal, and a window into her own past. Clara Cartwright, eighteen years old in 1929, is caught between her overbearing parents and her love for an Italian immigrant. Furious when she rejects an arranged marriage, Clara's father sends her to a genteel home for nervous invalids. But when his fortune is lost in the stock market crash, he can no longer afford her care--and Clara is committed to the public asylum. Even as Izzy deals with the challenges of yet another new beginning, Clara's story keeps drawing her into the past. If Clara was never really mentally ill, could something else explain her own mother's violent act? Piecing together Clara's fate compels Izzy to re-examine her own choices--with shocking and unexpected results"--
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Wiseman, Ellen Marie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family secrets
  • Orphans
  • Mentally ill
  • Psychiatric hospitals
Label
What she left behind, Ellen Marie Wiseman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions and an excerpt from The orphan collector
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Kensington trade paperback edition.
Extent
viii, 360 pages
Isbn
9781496730039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1112365765
  • 979018
  • (OCoLC)on1112365765
  • 979018
Label
What she left behind, Ellen Marie Wiseman
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions and an excerpt from The orphan collector
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Kensington trade paperback edition.
Extent
viii, 360 pages
Isbn
9781496730039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1112365765
  • 979018
  • (OCoLC)on1112365765
  • 979018

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