The Resource The wonder : a novel, Emma Donoghue

The wonder : a novel, Emma Donoghue

Label
The wonder : a novel
Title
The wonder
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Emma Donoghue
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell, who is said to be living without food, and a journalist is sent to cover the sensation. Lib Wright, a veteran of Florence Nightingale's Crimean campaign, is hired to keep watch over the girl. As Anna's life ebbs away, Lib finds herself responsible not just for the care of a child but for that child's very survival. Haunting and magnetic, The Wonder is a searing examination of doubt, faith, and what nourishes us, body and soul. Written with all the propulsive tension that made Donoghue's Room a huge bestseller, it works beautifully on many levels -- an intimate tale of two strangers who transform each other's lives, a powerful psychological thriller, and a spellbinding story of love pitted against evil." -- from back cover
Summary
A village in 1850s Ireland is mystified by what appears to be a miracle--a little girl seems to be thriving after months without food. An English nurse and an international journalist try to get to the root of why the child may actually be the victim of murder in this psychological thriller.
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10518098
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Donoghue, Emma
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Nurses
  • Sick children
  • Fasting
  • Ireland
  • Manners and customs
  • Fasting
  • Nurses
  • Sick children
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
The wonder : a novel, Emma Donoghue
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nurse -- Watch -- Fast -- Vigil -- Shift -- Epilogue -- Author's note
Control code
ocn935195817
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780316393874
Lccn
2016930971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)935195817
Label
The wonder : a novel, Emma Donoghue
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nurse -- Watch -- Fast -- Vigil -- Shift -- Epilogue -- Author's note
Control code
ocn935195817
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780316393874
Lccn
2016930971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)935195817

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