The Resource Lilli de Jong, Janet Benton

Lilli de Jong, Janet Benton

Label
Lilli de Jong
Title
Lilli de Jong
Statement of responsibility
Janet Benton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young woman finds the most powerful love of her life when she gives birth at an institution for unwed mothers in 1883 Philadelphia. She is told she must give up her daughter to avoid lifelong poverty and shame. Instead, she braves moral condemnation and financial ruin in a quest to keep herself and her baby alive
Member of
Summary
Banished from her Quaker home and teaching job after being abandoned by her lover, a pregnant woman gives birth at an institution for unwed mothers in 1883 Philadelphia and refuses to give the child up, braving moral condemnation and poverty in her resolve to support her baby
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562230
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benton, Janet
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quaker women
  • Unmarried mothers
  • Mother and child
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adult
Label
Lilli de Jong, Janet Benton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
563 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432839819
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Lccn
2017010925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)974992300
Label
Lilli de Jong, Janet Benton
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
563 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432839819
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Lccn
2017010925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)974992300

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