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Looking for Jane / Heather Marshall.

Summary:

"In this powerful debut novel inspired by true stories, three women's lives are bound together by a long-lost letter, a mother's love, and a secret network of people fighting for the right to choose. 2017: When Angela Creighton discovers a mysterious letter containing a life-shattering confession, she is determined to find the intended recipient. Her search takes her back to the 1970s when a group of daring women operated an illegal underground abortion network in Toronto known only by its whispered code name: Jane. 1971: As a teenager, Dr. Evelyn Taylor was sent to a home for "fallen" women where she was forced to give up her baby for adoption-a trauma she has never recovered from. Despite harrowing police raids and the constant threat of arrest, she joins the Jane Network as an abortion provider, determined to give other women the choice she never had. 1980: After discovering a shocking secret about her family, twenty-year-old Nancy Mitchell begins to question everything she has ever known. When she unexpectedly becomes pregnant, she feels like she has no one to turn to for help. Grappling with her decision, she locates "Jane" and finds a place of her own alongside Dr. Taylor within the network's ranks, but she can never escape the lies that haunt her. Looking for Jane is "a searing, important, beautifully written novel about the choices we all make and where they lead us-as well as a wise and timely reminder of the difficult road women had to walk not so long ago" (Kristin Harmel, New York Times bestselling author)"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781668013687
  • ISBN: 9781668015322
  • Physical Description: 385 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a reader's guide.
Subject: Jane (Abortion service) > Fiction.
Women > Canada > Fiction.
Abortion > Fiction.
Abortion services > Ontario > Toronto > Fiction.
Reformatories for women > Fiction.
Choice (Psychology) > Fiction.
Motherhood > Fiction.
Toronto (Ont.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 33 of 44 copies available at SPARK Libraries.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Juniata County. (Show)

Holds

  • 2 current holds with 44 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Juniata County Library F MAR (Text) 39640100653151 JUNM Fiction Available -
Abington Community Library FICTION MARSHAL (Text) 50687011815126 Adult Fiction Checked Out 03/06/2024
Albright Memorial Library FICTION MARSHAL (Text) 50686016271756 Adult Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library MARSHALL, HEATHER (Text) 34455006970335 Adult Fiction Available -
Altoona Area Public Library F MAR (Text) 33240005156065 Adult Fiction Available -
Bedford County Library F MAR (Text) 35010001100484 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethlehem Main Library f (Text) 33062009824476 Adult Fiction Available -
Boone Area Library MAR (Text) 33249024521787 Fiction Available -
Boyertown Community Library MAR (Text) 33249024856712 Fiction Available -
Brandywine Community Library FC MAR BCPL FLOATING COLLECTION (Text) 33249025262894 Fiction Checked Out 03/06/2024


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