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The peculiar miracles of Antoinette Martin : a novel, Stephanie Knipper

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The peculiar miracles of Antoinette Martin : a novel
Title
The peculiar miracles of Antoinette Martin
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Knipper
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
In the spirit of Vanessa Diffenbaugh's The Language of Flowers--and with a touch of the magical--comes a spellbinding debut about a wondrously gifted child. Sisters Rose and Lily Martin were inseparable when they were kids. As adults, they've been estranged for years, until circumstances force them to come together to protect Rose's daughter. Ten-year-old Antoinette has a severe form of autism that requires constant care and attention. She has never spoken a word, but she has a powerful gift that others would give anything to harness: she can heal things with her touch. She brings wilted flowers back to life, makes a neighbor's tremors disappear, changes the course of nature on the Kentucky flower farm where she and her mother live. Antoinette's gift, though, puts her own life in danger, as each healing comes with an increasingly deadly price. As Rose--the center of her daughter's life--struggles with her own failing health, and Lily confronts her anguished past, they, and the men who love them, come to realize the sacrifices that must be made to keep this very special child safe. Written with great heart and a deep understanding of what it feels like to be "different," The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin is a novel about what it means to be family, and about the lengths to which people will go to protect the ones they love
Summary
Formerly close sisters Rose and Lily Martin have been estranged for years, until circumstances force them to come together to protect Rose's daughter
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Character
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10518933
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Knipper, Stephanie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Autistic children
  • Gifted children
  • Healers
  • Sisters
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
The peculiar miracles of Antoinette Martin : a novel, Stephanie Knipper
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9781616207359
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The peculiar miracles of Antoinette Martin : a novel, Stephanie Knipper
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9781616207359
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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