The stolen marriage / Diane Chamberlain.
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|Creston Public Library||AUDIO FIC CHA (Text)||35140100028649||New Books Display||Volume hold||Checked out||03/17/2018|
- ISBN: 9781427289391 :
- Physical Description: 11 audio discs (14 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, ℗2017.
- Copyright: ©2017.
|General Note:|| "A novel"--Container.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Susan Bennett.
|Summary, etc.:|| "In 1944, twenty-three-year-old Tess DeMello abruptly ends her engagement to the love of her life when she marries a mysterious stranger and moves to Hickory, North Carolina, a small town struggling with racial tension and the hardships imposed by World War II. Tess's new husband, Henry Kraft, is a secretive man who often stays out all night, hides money from his new wife, and shows no interest in making love. Tess quickly realizes she's trapped in a strange and loveless marriage with no way out. Feeling alone and adrift, Tess turns to the one person who seems to understand her, a local medium who gives her hope but seems to know more than he's letting on. When a sudden polio epidemic strikes the town, the townspeople band together to build a polio hospital. Tess, who has a nursing degree, bucks Henry's wishes and begins to work at the hospital, finding meaning in nursing the young victims. Yet at home, Henry's actions grow more alarming by the day."--Provided by the publisher.
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