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Title Lilli de Jong
a novel /
Janet Benton.
Author Benton, Janet, 1963- author. (1)
Publisher Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, New York
Published [2017]
ISBN 9780385541459 (hardcover)
0385541457 (hardcover)
MARC No ocn950724431
Pages 335 pages ; 25 cm
Notes "In 1883 Philadelphia, Quaker schoolteacher Lilli de Jong finds herself faced with a seemingly impossible task how can she keep her infant daughter after being cast out by her family, abandoned by her fiancé, and rejected by society? After the unexpected death of her beloved mother, a prominent Quaker in their Germantown community, Lilli de Jong's once-orderly life becomes increasingly
unrecognizable. Her father eschews their faith by marrying a cousin from outside their religious community, and Lilli is forced to forfeit her position as a teacher. Shortly thereafter, her brother and her fiancé, Johann, leave for Pittsburgh to try their luck at the ironworks, promising to send for..."
Subject Quaker women Fiction. (1)
Unmarried mothers Fiction. (8)
Mother and child Fiction. (17)
Self-actualization (Psychology) in women Fiction. (17)
Pennsylvania Fiction. (10)
FICTION / Family Life. (25)
Fiction, Historical (48)
Fiction Literary (60)
Fiction. (88)
Psychological fiction. (225)
Domestic fiction. (499)
Historical fiction. (932)
Edition First edition.
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Holding 1
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Rental Fiction BEN Overdue

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