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New York City, 1926. Nurse Althea Anderson witnesses yet another premature baby die at Bellevue Hospital. When she reads an article detailing the amazing survival rates of babies treated in incubators in an exhibit at Luna Park, Coney Island, the doctors at Bellevue dismiss Althea and this unconventional medicine. Althea feels forced to make a choice between a baby's life and the doctors' wishes. Twenty-five years later, Stella Wright's mother has just passed, she quit a job she loves, and her marriage is struggling. Then she discovers a letter that brings into question everything she knew about her mother, and everything she knows about herself. -- adapted from back cover
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Parkdale Community Library FIC ARMSTRONG (Text) 33892100751552 Adult New Books Book None 09/13/2021 In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593328040
  • ISBN: 0593328043
  • Physical Description: 328 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2021]

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General Note:
Includes "A conversation with Addison Armstrong" and Discussion guide.
Summary, etc.:
New York City, 1926. Nurse Althea Anderson witnesses yet another premature baby die at Bellevue Hospital. When she reads an article detailing the amazing survival rates of babies treated in incubators in an exhibit at Luna Park, Coney Island, the doctors at Bellevue dismiss Althea and this unconventional medicine. Althea feels forced to make a choice between a baby's life and the doctors' wishes. Twenty-five years later, Stella Wright's mother has just passed, she quit a job she loves, and her marriage is struggling. Then she discovers a letter that brings into question everything she knew about her mother, and everything she knows about herself. -- adapted from back cover
Subject: Nurses > Fiction.
Premature infants > Fiction.
Incubators (Pediatrics) > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Luna Park (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical / General.
FICTION / Family Life / General.
FICTION / Medical.
Incubators (Pediatrics)
Mothers and daughters.
Nurses.
Premature infants.
New York (State) > New York > Luna Park.
Genre: Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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