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The pull of the stars : a novel

Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Audio book, etc. : Fiction   Sound Recording : English : First edition
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"In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have fallen sick are quarantined into a separate ward to keep the plague at bay. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders, a woman doctor who is a rumored Rebel, and a teenage girl, Bridie, procured by the nuns from their orphanage as an extra set of hands. At  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9780316499019 0316499013 9780316705295 0316705292 9780316593137 0316593133 9781549188909 1549188909
OCLC Number: 1164089498
Description: v, 295 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Emma Donoghue.

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"In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have fallen sick are quarantined into a separate ward to keep the plague at bay. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders, a woman doctor who is a rumored Rebel, and a teenage girl, Bridie, procured by the nuns from their orphanage as an extra set of hands. At first, this Bridie seems unschooled in life, she makes up a bed with only the rubber mat and savors the weak tea and barely edible porridge from the hospital kitchen. But in the intensity of this ward, over three brutal days, Julia and the women come together in unexpected ways."--Publisher.

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