9780446194204

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County

Baker, Tiffany

ISBN 10: 0446194204 / 0-446-19420-4
ISBN 13: 9780446194204
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Hardcover
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When Truly Plaice's mother was pregnant, the town of Aberdeen joined together in betting how recordbreakingly huge the baby boy would ultimately be. The girl who proved to be Truly paid the price of her enormity; her father blamed her for her mother's death in childbirth, and was totally ill equipped to raise either this giant child or her polar opposite sister Serena Jane, the epitome of femine perfection. When he, too, relinquished his increasingly tenuous grip on life, Truly and Serena Jane are separated--Serena Jane to live a life of privilege as the future May Queen and Truly to live on the outskirts of town on the farm of the town sadsack, the subject of constant abuse and humiliation at the hands of her peers.

Serena Jane's beauty proves to be her greatest blessing and her biggest curse, for it makes her the obsession of classmate Bob Bob Morgan, the youngest in a line of Robert Morgans who have been doctors in Aberdeen for generations. Though they have long been the pillars of the community, the earliest Robert Morgan married the town witch, Tabitha Dyerson, and the location of her fabled shadow book--containing mysterious secrets for healing and darker powers--has been the subject of town gossip ever since. Bob Bob Morgan, one of Truly's biggest tormentors, does the unthinkable to claim the prize of Serena Jane, and changes the destiny of all Aberdeen from there on.

When Serena Jane flees town and a loveless marriage to Bob Bob, it is Truly who must become the woman of a house that she did not choose and mother to her eight-year-old nephew Bobbie. Truly's brother-in-law is relentless and brutal; he criticizes her physique and the limitations of her health as a result, and degrades her more than any one human could bear. It is only when Truly finds her calling--the ability to heal illness with herbs and naturopathic techniques--hidden within the folds of Robert Morgan's family quilt, that she begins to regain control over her life and herself. Unearthed family secrets, however, will lead to the kind of betrayal that eventually break the Morgan family apart forever, but Truly's reckoning with her own demons allows for both an uprooting of Aberdeen County, and the possibility of love in unexpected places.

 

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Book Description: GRAND CENTRAL PUBLISHING, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Aberdeen County is home to a dark secret, buried by generations of Dr. Robert Morgan's family. Truly and Serena Jane Plaice have nothing to do with it, and less still to do with each other: Serena Jane is willowy and feminine, while Truly is a giant of a girl whose birth killed their mother. As the older sister matures, she is embraced by the best of society; the younger is an outcast, forced to live at the edges of poverty when their bitter, heartbroken father finally dies. Yet when the youngest Dr. Morgan develops a dangerous obsession both of these very different women, it is Truly who will make the choices that shape their future and the unmask the sins of the community's past. Bookseller Inventory # 1407664

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