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Orphan #8 : a novel

Author: Kim van Alkemade
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In 1919, four-year-old Rachel Rabinowitz is placed in the Hebrew Infant Home where Dr. Mildred Solomon is conducting medical research on the children. Dr. Solomon subjects Rachel to an experimental course of X-ray treatments that establish the doctor's reputation while risking the little girl's health. Now it's 1954, and Rachel is a nurse in the hospice wing of the Old Hebrews Home when elderly Dr. Solomon becomes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Jewish orphans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim van Alkemade
ISBN: 9780062338303 0062338307 9780606369435 0606369430 9781629536354 1629536350
OCLC Number: 891610353
Description: 381, 19 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Orphan number eight
Responsibility: Kim van Alkemade.

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The "story of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous medical experiments in a New York City Jewish orphanage"--Amazon.com.  Read more...

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"Kim van Alkemade has moxie. In her provocative novel, family is saturated with betrayal, care is interrupted by ambition and desire, and the past is intimately explored, invoking the abandoned child Read more...

 
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