New on NOBLE – The Last Rose of Summer

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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The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North Carolina as a part of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. It is also a part of the network of regional libraries operated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
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