The Resource All waiting is long, (electronic resource)

All waiting is long, (electronic resource)

Label
All waiting is long
Title
All waiting is long
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
All Waiting Is Long tells the stories of the Morgan sisters, a study in contrasts. In 1930, twenty-five-year-old Violet travels with her sixteen-year-old sister Lily from Scranton, Pennsylvania, to the Good Shepherd Infant Asylum in Philadelphia, so Lily can deliver her illegitimate child in secret. In doing so, Violet jeopardizes her engagement to her longtime sweetheart, Stanley Adamski. Meanwhile, Mother Mary Joseph, who runs the Good Shepherd, has no idea the asylum's physician, Dr. Peters, is involved in eugenics and experimenting on the girls with various sterilization techniques. Five years later, Lily and Violet are back home in Scranton, one married, one about to be, each finding her own way in a place where a woman's worth is tied to her virtue. Against the backdrop of the sweeping eugenics movement and rogue coal mine strikes, the Morgan sisters must choose between duty and desire. Either way, they risk losing their marriages and each other. The novel picks up sixteen years after the close of Barbara J. Taylor's debut novel, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night--a Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book of 2014--and continues her Dickensian exploration of the Morgan sisters
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Taylor, Barbara J
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sisters
  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Involuntary sterilization
  • Marriage
  • Electronic books
  • Scranton (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
All waiting is long, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11860279
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11860279
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11860279
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860279
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
All waiting is long, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11860279
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11860279
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11860279
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860279
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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