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Orphan #8, Kim van Alkemade

Label
Orphan #8
Title
Orphan #8
Statement of responsibility
Kim van Alkemade
Title variation
  • Orphan number 8
  • Orphan number eight
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by true events, this debut novel tells the fascinating story of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous medical experiments in a New York City Jewish orphanage. In 1919, four-year-old Rachel Rabinowitz is placed in the Hebrew Infant Home where Dr. Mildred Solomon is conducting medical research on the children. Dr. Solomon subjects Rachel to an experimental course of X-ray treatments that establish the doctor's reputation while risking the little girl's health. Now it's 1954, and Rachel is a nurse in the hospice wing of the Old Hebrews Home when elderly Dr. Solomon becomes her patient. Realising the power she holds over the helpless doctor, Rachel embarks on a dangerous experiment of her own design. Before the night shift ends, Rachel will be forced to choose between forgiveness and revenge
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Orphan #8, Kim van Alkemade
Label
Orphan #8, Kim van Alkemade
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes reading group guide
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn891610353
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://secure.syndetics.com/index.aspx?type=xw12&client=nlonzsd&isbn=9780062338303&upc=&oclc=%28Sirsi%29%20a3750325/LC.JPG
Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
381, 19 pages
Isbn
9780062338303
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014033782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3750325
  • (OCoLC)891610353

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