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The Resource The Quintland sisters, Shelley Wood, (text large print)

The Quintland sisters, Shelley Wood, (text large print)

Label
The Quintland sisters
Title
The Quintland sisters
Statement of responsibility
Shelley Wood
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Reluctant midwife Emma Trimpany is just 17 when she assists at the harrowing birth of the Dionne quintuplets: five tiny miracles born to French farmers in hardscrabble Northern Ontario in 1934. Emma cares for them through their perilous first days and when the government decides to remove the babies from their francophone parents, making them wards of the British king, Emma signs on as their nurse. Over 6,000 daily visitors come to ogle the identical 'Quints' playing in their custom-built playground; at the height of the Great Depression, the tourism and advertising dollars pour in. While the rest of the world delights in their sameness, Emma sees each girl as unique: Yvonne, Annette, Cécile, Marie, and Émilie. With her quirky eye for detail, Emma records every strange twist of events in her private journals. As the fight over custody and revenues turns increasingly explosive, Emma is torn between the fishbowl sanctuary of Quintland and the wider world, now teetering on the brink of war. Steeped in research, The Quintland Sisters is a novel of love, heartache, resilience, and enduring sisterhood--a fictional, coming-of-age story bound up in one of the strangest true tales of the past century"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Shelley
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.W6564
LC item number
Q46 2019
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Peer Picks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dionne quintuplets
  • Midwives
  • Quintuplets
  • Diaries
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The Quintland sisters, Shelley Wood, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 609-611)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1090282829
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
615 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432866938
Lccn
2019008984
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1338018
  • (Sirsi) o1090282829
  • (OCoLC)1090282829
Label
The Quintland sisters, Shelley Wood, (text large print)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 609-611)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1090282829
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
615 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432866938
Lccn
2019008984
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1338018
  • (Sirsi) o1090282829
  • (OCoLC)1090282829

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