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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
After losing her parents, fifteen-year-old Ivy Hart is left to care for her grandmother, older sister and nephew as tenants on a small tobacco farm. As she struggles with her grandmother's aging, her sister's mental illness and her own epilepsy, she realizes they might need more than she can give. When Jane Forrester takes a position as Grace County's newest social worker, she doesn't realize just how much her help is needed. She quickly becomes emotionally invested in her clients' lives, causing tension with her boss and her new husband. But as Jane is drawn in by the Hart women, she begins to discover the secrets of the small farm―secrets much darker than she would have guessed. Soon, she must decide whether to take drastic action to help them, or risk losing the battle against everything she believes is wrong. Set in rural Grace County, North Carolina in a time of state-mandated sterilizations and racial tension, Necessary Lies tells the story of these two young women, seemingly worlds apart, but both haunted by tragedy. Jane and Ivy are thrown together and must ask themselves: how can you know what you believe is right, when everyone is telling you it's wrong?
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10217090
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chamberlain, Diane
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H2485
LC item number
N47 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social workers
  • Friendship
  • North Carolina
  • FICTION / Historical / General
  • FICTION / Psychological
Target audience
adult
Label
Necessary lies, Diane Chamberlain
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.
Control code
20240977
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781250010698
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013013951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
Necessary lies, Diane Chamberlain
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.
Control code
20240977
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781250010698
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013013951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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