The Resource The baby lottery : a novel, Kathryn Trueblood, (electronic resource)

The baby lottery : a novel, Kathryn Trueblood, (electronic resource)

Label
The baby lottery : a novel
Title
The baby lottery
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Trueblood
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Five women, friends at college, find their interlocking relationships strained when one of them, in her late thirties decides to have a second trimester abortion after delaying the decision in hopes that her husband will change his mind. The novel records the voices of her four friends as they struggle to bridge the gap between what they think they should feel and what they discover they do feel. The friends are Nan, an obstetric nurse; Anastasia, a businesswoman; Jean, a former social worker; and Virginia, a community college professor. These women have all wrestled with and are still engaged by the questions of careers vs motherhood, marriage vs divorce, and pregnancy vs abortion. These are the issues that lie at the heart of this novel and make it so relevant for so many women. In The Baby Lottery, women's lives contrast painfully and inevitably: one woman has repeated miscarriages; another has an abortion; one woman chooses to remain single; another stays married for security. Ultimately, like Nan, the reader may see why some friendships deteriorate and others prevail
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172511
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Trueblood, Kathryn
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Women college graduates
  • Female friendship
  • Women
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Abortion
Target audience
adult
Label
The baby lottery : a novel, Kathryn Trueblood, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11283115
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781579622916
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11283115
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The baby lottery : a novel, Kathryn Trueblood, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11283115
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781579622916
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11283115
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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