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Necessary lies
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013.
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Large print edition.
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597 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Bellevue - Adult Large Print
Fiction Chamber Large Type

Bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a breakout book about a small southern town fifty years ago, and the darkest--and most hopeful--places in the human heart

After losing her parents, fifteen-year-old Ivy Hart is left to care for her grandmother, older sister and nephew as tenants on a small tobacco farm. As she struggles with her grandmothers aging, her sisters mental illness and her own epilepsy, she realizes they might need more than she can give.

When Jane Forrester takes a position as Grace Countys newest social worker, she doesnt realize just how much her help is needed. She quickly becomes emotionally invested in her clients lives, causing tension with her boss and her new husband. But as Jane is drawn in by the Hart women, she begins to discover the secrets of the small farm--secrets much darker than she would have guessed. Soon, she must decide whether to take drastic action to help them, or risk losing the battle against everything she believes is wrong.

Set in rural Grace County, North Carolina in a time of state-mandated sterilizations and racial tension, "Necessary Lies" tells the story of these two young women, seemingly worlds apart, but both haunted by tragedy. Jane and Ivy are thrown together and must ask themselves: how can you know what you believe is right, when everyone is telling you its wrong?

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APA Citation (style guide)

Chamberlain, D. (2013). Necessary lies. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Chamberlain, Diane, 1950-. 2013. Necessary Lies. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Chamberlain, Diane, 1950-, Necessary Lies. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Chamberlain, Diane. Necessary Lies. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2013. Print.

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