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The Resource Stay a little longer, Dorothy Garlock

Stay a little longer, Dorothy Garlock

Label
Stay a little longer
Title
Stay a little longer
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy Garlock
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Louise Watkins has her hands full. Her mother had been the town midwife, but when her daughter Alice died under her care, she refused to assist in a childbirth ever again. Since then Louise has assumed the work. She also takes care of Alice's six-year old, Charlotte, because the child's father was lost in World War I. But Louise's principal job is running the boardinghouse that is the family's main source of income. One day, Charlotte befriends a stranger ill with influenza, a man who has taken refuge in an old cabin in the woods nearby. Although badly scarred by wounds suffered in the War, he is strong and slowly recovers. When he gradually takes on odd jobs around the house, Louise accepts his help. She is drawn to him despite his disfigurement, and his voice is comforting, vaguely familiar...
Summary
Louise Watkins runs the boardinghouse that is her family's main source of income. A stranger ill with influenza has taken refuge in an old cabin in the woods nearby. Although badly scarred by wounds suffered in the War, he is strong and slowly recovers. When he gradually takes on odd jobs around the house, Louise accepts his help. She is drawn to him despite his disfigurement, and his voice is comforting, yet vaguely familiar
Storyline
Tone
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344402
Cataloging source
DLC
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Garlock, Dorothy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.A71645
LC item number
S73 2010
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Midwives
  • Mothers and daughters
  • City and town life
  • Minnesota
Target audience
adult
Label
Stay a little longer, Dorothy Garlock
Instantiates
Publication
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
21004221
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780446540193
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009015623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780446540209
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn318645843
  • (OCoLC)318645843
Label
Stay a little longer, Dorothy Garlock
Publication
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
21004221
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780446540193
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009015623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780446540209
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn318645843
  • (OCoLC)318645843

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