New on NOBLE, The Last Rose of Summer by Theresa Cocolin – DBX01221. A woman grows up in a poor but stable environment in Depression-era North Carolina, but her life takes a turn for the worse when her brothers leave the family farm and her mother dies. One day she kills her drunken, abusive father and is sent to Dorothea Dix Hospital. During her years at Dix, she comes to understand herself and other people, and upon release finds her way to love and a more normal life.
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