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The Wonder

The Wonder( )
Author: Donoghue, Emma
Read by: Lock, Kate
ISBN:978-1-5098-3312-2
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:Bolinda Publishing Pty, Limited
Book Format:CD-Extra
List Price:AUD $34.95
Book Description:

A village in 1850s Ireland is baffled by Anna O'Donnell's fast. A little girl appears to be thriving after months without food, and the story of this 'wonder' has reached fever pitch.Tourists flock in droves to the O'Donnell family's modest cabin, and an international journalist is sent to cover the sensational story. Enter Lib, an English nurse trained by Florence Nightingale, who is hired to keep watch for two weeks and determine whether or not Anna is a fraud.As Anna deteriorates,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.2 x 12.2 cm
Book Weight:0.068 Kilograms
Author Biography
Donoghue, Emma (Author)
Emma Donoghue was born on October 24, 1969 in Dublin, Ireland. She received her BA degree from the University College Dublin and PhD in English from University of Cambridge. Her first novel was Stir. Her next novel was Hood which won the 1997 American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Book Award for Literature. Her novel Slammerkin was a finalist in the 2001 Irish Times Irish Literature Prize for Fiction. The Sealed Letter, published in 2008, is a work of historical fiction. This work was the joint winner of the 2009 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction. She continued writing several award winning novels including Room which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in September 2010. Some of her other works include Astray, Three and a Half Deaths, and Frog Music.

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