The hidden child [large print] / Louise Fein.

By: Fein, LouisePublisher: New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021] ©2018Description: 613 p. (large print) ; 23 cmISBN: 9780063117921Report number: BX-WinSp 22Subject(s): Financial crises -- 20th century -- Fiction | Epilepsy in children -- Social aspects -- Fiction | Family secrets -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction). | Large type books.Summary: LARGE PRINT. Eleanor Hamilton is happily married and mother to a charming four-year-old girl, Mabel. Her husband, Edward, is a leading light in the burgeoning Eugenics movement, which is designing the very ideas that will soon be embraced by Hitler. But when their daughter develops debilitating epileptic seizures, their world fractures. Mabel's shameful illness must be hidden or Edward's life's work and the family's honor will be in jeopardy. When Eleanor discovers Edward has been keeping secrets, she calls into question everything she believed about genetic inferiority, and her previous unshakeable faith in her husband disintegrates. Alarmed, distressed, and no longer able to bear the family's burden, she takes matters into her own hands.
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LARGE PRINT. Eleanor Hamilton is happily married and mother to a charming four-year-old girl, Mabel. Her husband, Edward, is a leading light in the burgeoning Eugenics movement, which is designing the very ideas that will soon be embraced by Hitler. But when their daughter develops debilitating epileptic seizures, their world fractures. Mabel's shameful illness must be hidden or Edward's life's work and the family's honor will be in jeopardy. When Eleanor discovers Edward has been keeping secrets, she calls into question everything she believed about genetic inferiority, and her previous unshakeable faith in her husband disintegrates. Alarmed, distressed, and no longer able to bear the family's burden, she takes matters into her own hands.

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