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StatusHold Shelf
Belongs ToDublin
TitleThe foundling / Ann Leary.
AuthorLeary, Ann, author.
CollectionAdult Fiction
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DublinHold ShelfFIC LEA31952002382120Hold Shelf
DublinChecked OutFIC LEA31952002383086Due on 9/6/2022

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781982120382 (hardcover)
International Standard Book Number 198212038X (hardcover)
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 813.54 23
Personal Name Leary, Ann, author.
Title Statement The foundling / Ann Leary.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York, NY : MarySue Rucci Books/Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, 2022.
Physical Description viii, 320 pages ; 24 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier
Summary, Etc. "It's 1927 and eighteen-year-old Mary Engle is hired to work as a secretary at a remote but scenic institution for mentally disabled women called the Nettleton State Village for Feebleminded Women of Childbearing Age. She's immediately in awe of her employer--brilliant, genteel Dr. Agnes Vogel. Dr. Vogel had been the only woman in her class in medical school. As a young psychiatrist she was an outspoken crusader for women's suffrage. Now, at age forty, Dr. Vogel runs one of the largest and most self-sufficient public asylums for women in the country. Mary deeply admires how dedicated the doctor is to the poor and vulnerable women under her care. Soon after she's hired, Mary learns that a girl from her childhood orphanage is one of the inmates. Mary remembers Lillian as a beautiful free spirit with a sometimes-tempestuous side. Could she be mentally disabled? When Lillian begs Mary to help her escape, alleging the asylum is not what it seems, Mary is faced with a terrible choice. Should she trust her troubled friend with whom she shares a dark childhood secret? Mary's decision triggers a hair-raising sequence of events with life-altering consequences for all."-- Publisher's description.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Mentally ill women Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Psychiatrists Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Asylums Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Psychiatres Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Femmes vivant avec un trouble de santâe mentale Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Asiles Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Index Term-Genre/Form Historical fiction. lcgft
Index Term-Genre/Form Thrillers (Fiction) lcgft