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All waiting is long

Barbara J. Taylor

All waiting is long

  • 70 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sisters,
  • Involuntary sterilization,
  • Marriage,
  • Teenage pregnancy,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Violet helps her sixteen-year-old sister, Lily, travel to an infant asylum in Philadelphia so Lily can have her child in secret. They do not know the asylum"s physician is experimenting on the girls with eugenics. After five years, both women are back in Scranton finding their way in marriage and engagement and grapple with their worth and virtue.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Barbara J. Taylor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3620.A93 A75 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 pages
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27216057M
    ISBN 101617754714, 1617754439
    ISBN 109781617754715, 9781617754432
    LC Control Number2015954207
    OCLC/WorldCa923553503

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All Waiting is Long is a stand alone book. It takes place in the early 's and follows the difficult path of two sisters who try to hide an out of wedlock pregnancy.

Ms Taylor does a great job of keeping all the characters separate (and intersperses a few chapters from the 'voice' of This is a five star book as far as storytelling goes but 4/5. All Waiting Is Long tells the stories of the Morgan sisters, a study in contrasts.

Intwenty-five-year-old Violet travels with her sixteen-year-old sister Lily from Scranton, Pennsylvania, to the Good Shepherd Infant Asylum in Philadelphia, so Lily can deliver her illegit imate child in secret.

All Waiting is Long puts a lump in your throat, a chuckle in your gut, and gives a squeeze of your heart. Taylor has written a perfect sequel to Sing in the Morning Cry at Night that easily stands alone but also makes me appreciate meeting this family in the first novel and long for a future glimpse into the lives of these characters I have /5.

"In All Waiting is Long, Taylor once again performs the magic trick of making us fall in love with characters who live in her finely drawn, unforgiving past, and who grapple with the indelible consequences of honor and dishonor, hope and disappointment, and the mystifying nature of tragedy and love.

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