Looking for Jane / Heather Marshall.
"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 codename: 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.
- ISBN: 9781668013687
- ISBN: 1668013681
- Physical Description: 385 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : atria Books, 2023.
- Copyright: A2022
Includes a reader's guide.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Webb City Public Library||New Fic Marshall, Heather (Text)||38262300009161||Adult Fiction||Checked out||04/03/2023|