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Necessary lies, Diane Chamberlain

Label
Necessary lies
Title
Necessary lies
Statement of responsibility
Diane Chamberlain
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1960 North Carolina, Ivy Hart is a fifteen-year-old girl whose family are tenants on a small tobacco farm. After her parents die, she is left with the overwhelming task of caring for several family members. Jane Forrester is Grace County's newest social worker, and she quickly becomes emotionally invested in her clients' lives, straining her personal and professional relationships. Jane's relationship with the Hart family tests her resolve to fight against racial tensions and state-mandated sterilizations
Summary
Caring for her family on their mid-twentieth-century tobacco farm after the loss of her parents, Ivy connects with social worker Jane Forrester, who strains her personal and professional relationships with her advocacy of Ivy's family
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10217090
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
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Chamberlain, Diane
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H2485
LC item number
N47 2014
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Involuntary sterilization
  • Tenant farmers
  • Friendship
  • Social workers
  • Friendship
  • Domestic fiction
  • North Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
Necessary lies, Diane Chamberlain
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reading group guide (pages 345-361) and a "sneak peek" at the author's novel The silent sister (pages 363-372)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First St. Martins Griffin edition.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781250054517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894833089
  • (OCoLC)ocn894833089
Label
Necessary lies, Diane Chamberlain
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reading group guide (pages 345-361) and a "sneak peek" at the author's novel The silent sister (pages 363-372)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First St. Martins Griffin edition.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781250054517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894833089
  • (OCoLC)ocn894833089

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