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All waiting is long, by Barbara J. Taylor

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All waiting is long
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All waiting is long
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by Barbara J. Taylor
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eng
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All Waiting Is Long tells the stories of the Morgan sisters, a study in contrasts. In 1930, twenty-five-year-old Violet travels with her sixteen-year-old sister Lily from Scranton, Pennsylvania, to the Good Shepherd Infant Asylum in Philadelphia, so Lily can deliver her illegitimate child in secret. In doing so, Violet jeopardizes her engagement to her longtime sweetheart, Stanley Adamski. Meanwhile, Mother Mary Joseph, who runs the Good Shepherd, has no idea the asylum's physician, Dr. Peters, is involved in eugenics and experimenting on the girls with various sterilization techniques. Five years later, Lily and Violet are back home in Scranton, one married, one about to be, each finding her own way in a place where a woman's worth is tied to her virtue. Against the backdrop of the sweeping eugenics movement and rogue coal mine strikes, the Morgan sisters must choose between duty and desire. Either way, they risk losing their marriages and each other. The novel picks up sixteen years after the close of Barbara J. Taylor's debut novel, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night--a Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book of 2014--and continues her Dickensian exploration of the Morgan sisters and other characters of Scranton in the early twentieth century
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Taylor, Barbara J
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fiction
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Taylor, Barbara J
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  • Sisters
  • Involuntary sterilization
  • Physicians
  • Scranton (Pa.)
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All waiting is long, by Barbara J. Taylor
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text
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21 cm
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316 pages
Isbn
9781617754432
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bl2016027616
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Label
All waiting is long, by Barbara J. Taylor
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
316 pages
Isbn
9781617754432
Lccn
bl2016027616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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