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The Quintland sisters : a novel
The Quintland sisters : a novel
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444, 8 pages ; 21 cm
General Note (Repeatable):
Includes readers guide with discussion questions. Includes P.S.: Insights, Interviews & more...
The story of the Dionne Quintuplets, the world's first identical quintuplets to survive birth, told from the perspective of a midwife in training who helps bring them into the world. Reluctant midwife Emma Trimpany is just 17 when she assists at the harrowing birth of the Dionne quintuplets: five tiny miracles born to French farmers in hardscrabble Northern Ontario in 1934. Emma cares for them through their perilous first days and when the government decides to remove the babies from their francophone parents, making them wards of the British king, Emma signs on as their nurse. Over 6,000 daily visitors come to ogle the identical “رuىَٰٱ” فٌِ”ىهَ ى َٰومى ْكuٱٰ-ٍُقuىٌٰ فٌِ”هuُْلَ؛ فٰ ٰوم ومىهوٰ نُ ٰوم امْفٰ ؤممِْٱٱى،َُ ٰوم ٰuُىْٱ ٍفلَ فلvمْٰىٱىهَ لفٌٌُٱْ uُِ ْى.َ طوىمٌ ٰوم مْٱٰ نُ ٰوم wلٌُْ لمىٌهوٰٱ ى َٰومى ْٱفمٍمَٱٱ، إفٍٍ ٱممٱ مفكو هى ٌْفٱ uىَuّم: عvمََُ، ءمََٰٰم، أم́كىمٌ، حفىْم، فلَ إ́ىٍىٌم. طىٰو وم ْuّى”ًْ م”م ن ُْلمٰفى،ٌ إفٍٍ مْكلُْٱ مvم”ْ ٱٰفْهَم ٰwىٱٰ نُ مvمَٰٱ ى َوم ْىِْvفٰم يuُفَْٱٌ. ءٱ ٰوم نىهوٰ vُم ْكuٱٰلُ” فلَ مْvمuَمٱ ٰuٱَْ ىكَمْفٱىهَ”ٌ م٬ٱٌُِىvم، إفٍٍ ىٱ ٰ َُْقمٰwمم َٰوم نىٱوقwُ ٌٱفكَٰuف”ْ نُ رuىَٰفٌلَ فلَ ٰوم wىلم ْwلٌُْ، wَُ ٰممٰمىْهَ َُٰوم قىْ ًَنُ wف.ْ سٰمممِل ى َمْٱمفكْو، شوم رuىَٰفٌلَ سىٱٰمٱْ ىٱ ف vَُم ٌنُ vٌُم، ومفْٰفكوم، مْٱىىٌمكَم، فلَ ملَuىْهَ ٱىٱٰموْلُُ--ف نىكٰىفَُ ٌكىٍُهَ-نُ-فهم ٱٰ”ُْ قuُلَ u ِى َمَُ نُ ٰوم ٱٰفْهَمٱٰ ٰuْم ٰفمٌٱ نُ ٰوم فِٱٰ كمَٰu”ْ.
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New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]