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Huérfana #8, Kim van Alkemade ; traduccion Sandra Cravero

Label
Huérfana #8
Title
Huérfana #8
Statement of responsibility
Kim van Alkemade ; traduccion Sandra Cravero
Title variation
Huérfana numero ocho
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
Summary
  • Una fascinante novela debut de ficción histórico del mundo olvidado de los orfanatos judíos de la ciudad de Nueva York.En 1919, Rachel Rabinowitz, de cuatro años de edad, es colocada en el Hogar Infantil Hebreo donde el doctor Mildred Solomon está llevando a cabo una investigación médica en niños. El doctor Solomon somete a Rachel a un proceso experimental con rayos X que establece la reputación del doctor mientras pone en peligro la salud de la niña. Ahora es 1954, y Rachel es enfermera en el hospicio del Hogar Infantil Hebreo para ancianos donde el doctor Solomon se convierte en su paciente. Se da cuenta del poder que tiene sobre el doctor indefenso, Rachel se embarca en un experimento peligroso de su propio diseño. Antes que termine el turno de la noche, Rachel estará obligada a elegir entre el perdón y la venganza.Inspirada en hechos reales, este libro es una poderosa novela sobre la capacidad humana para lastimar y amar
  • In 1919, four-year-old Rachel Rabinowitz is placed in the Hebrew Infant Home where Dr. Mildred Solomon is conducting medical research on the children. Dr. Solomon subjects Rachel to an experimental course of X-ray treatments that establish the doctor's reputation while risking the little girl's health. Now it's 1954, and Rachel is a nurse in the hospice wing of the Old Hebrews Home when elderly Dr. Solomon becomes her patient. Realizing the power she holds over the helpless doctor, Rachel embarks on a dangerous experiment of her own design. Before the night shift ends, Rachel will be forced to choose between forgiveness and revenge
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Cataloging source
BDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alkemade, Kim van
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
In Spanish = En español
LC call number
PS3601.L39693
LC item number
H 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish orphans
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Revenge
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Jewish orphans
  • Revenge
  • New York (State)
  • Hǔrfanos judios
  • Experimentos m̌dicos
  • Venganza
Label
Huérfana #8, Kim van Alkemade ; traduccion Sandra Cravero
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Author and historical notes notes, plus discussion questions: 21 pages at end
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [381]-383)
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
ocn960237987
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383, 21 pages
Isbn
9780718092221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960237987
  • (Sirsi) a2010235
Label
Huérfana #8, Kim van Alkemade ; traduccion Sandra Cravero
Publication
Copyright
Note
Author and historical notes notes, plus discussion questions: 21 pages at end
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [381]-383)
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
ocn960237987
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383, 21 pages
Isbn
9780718092221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960237987
  • (Sirsi) a2010235

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