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  • Audio CD
  • 10 pages
  • Necessary Lies
  • Diane Chamberlain
  • English
  • 20 May 2017
  • 1427232911

10 thoughts on “Necessary Lies

  1. says:

    Diane Chamberlain has been a favorite of mine for some time but I think it may have been this book that pushed her towards the top of my list I just love the way she tells a story with her writing Before I read this, I had no real knowledge of the Eugenics Program I vaguely remember reading a magazine article years ago but that was pretty much the extent of what I knew One definition of Eugenicsthe study of or belief in the possibility of improving the qualities of the human species or a h Diane Chamberlain has been a favorite of mine for some time but I thin...


  2. says:

    This novel exceeded my already high expectations, and is historical fiction at it s best I m always drawn to America s dirty little secrets, and here we have N Carolina s eugenics program in the 1960 s Chamberlain does an excellent job focusing in on one specific family and the impact this program has on their lives.The main character, Jane, follows her heart to become a social worker against her husbands wishes and later demands to be a housewife and baby maker She soon learns that this j This novel exceeded my already high expectations, and is historical fiction at it s best I m always drawn to America s dirty little secrets, and here we have N Carolina s eugenics program in the 1960 s Chamberlain does an excellent job focusing in on one specific family and the impact this program has on their lives.The main character, Jane, follows her heart to become a social worker against her husbands wishes and later demands to be a housewife and ba...


  3. says:

    What impresses me most about this novel is the writer s ability to not play the overly dramatic tone in what is a pretty dramatic story While healthy outrage ensured that steam poured from my own ears, Diane Chamberlain s manner and tone remained grounded and matter of fact throughout Chamberlain acknowledges that while the characters of this novel are fictional, they are, incredibly, based on real cases cases which were the norm in 1960 North Carolina Knowing this will send chills through y What impresses me most about this novel is the writer s ability to not play the overly dramatic tone in what is a pretty dramati...


  4. says:

    5 stars So good..so good This story held my heart.Set in the final years of Jim Crow and based on a true story, Necessary Lies is a story that everyone needs to read a reminder of how far we ve come and how much further we still need to go with regards to discrimination prejudice and its attendant disenfranching socio economic effects No aphorisms, just stark illustrations of how humanity degrades those who unwittingly are born to a specific race or gender Likewise those born with me 5 stars So good..so good This story held my heart.Set in the final...


  5. says:

    Can I give NECESSARY LIESthan 5 stars I recommend reading Diane Chamberlain s short story THE FIRST LIE as an introduction to the book, but it s not essential The year is 1960 The place, rural North Carolina Jane is a 22 year old newlywed, beginning her first job as a social worker One of herintriguing cases is the Hart family The ailing grandmother Nonnie, her seventeen year old intellectually disabled daughter Mary Ella mother to two year old Baby William, and fifteen year ol Can I give NECESSARY LIESthan 5 stars I recommend reading Diane Chamberlain s short story THE FIRST LIE as an introduction to the book, but it s not essential The year is 1960 The place, rural North Carolina Jane is a 22 year old newlywed, beginning her first job as a social worker One of herintriguing cases is the Hart family The ailing grandmother Nonnie, her seventeen year old intellectually disabled daughter Mary Ella mother to two year old Baby William, and fifteen year old Ivy Mary Ella was involuntarily sterilized after her son s birth, part of a statewide eugenics program Ivy s former social ...


  6. says:

    What makes the difference for me between a 4 stars and a 5 stars book Connecting with a story with both my brain and my heart Heartbreaking but ultimately uplifting story Just a wonderful read.


  7. says:

    4.5 stars This book pulled me right in Diane Chamberlain is such a fantastic author I loved the characters and was completely absorbed in the storyline from page 1 Based on real life events, this is the first I have heard of the Eugenics Sterilization Program which sterilized over 7,000 citizens in North Carolina between 1929 and 1975 Reasons for steri...


  8. says:

    This is the story of Jane, Ivy and Mary of Grace County, North Carolina Sadly, it is also about the dire policies and consequences of eugenics on unsuspecting victims THE EUGENICS BACKGROUNDThe Hart family, consisting of grandmother Nonnie and her two granddaughters, the two sisters Mary Ella and Ivy , was, according to Margaret Sanger a eugenics advocate those good for nothing people who were fostered at the expense of good human beings They were those genetic elements, who contributed to This is the story of Jane, Ivy and Mary of Grace County, North Carolina Sadly, it is also about the dire policies and consequences of eugenics on unsuspecting victims THE EUGENICS BACKGROUNDThe Hart family, consisting of grandmother Nonnie and her two granddaughters, the two sisters Mary Ella and Ivy , was, according to Margaret Sanger a eugenics advocate those good for nothing people who were fostered at the expense of good human beings They were those genetic elements, who contributed to a nation of imbeciles, by out breeding the ...


  9. says:

    I don t know why it has taken me so long to discover the wonderfully talented writer, Diane Chamberlain But I am thrilled I have been introduced to her writing by a Gooodreads friend , who gave this book a glowing review.The story of two welfare families working so hard and doing what ever it takes to provide bare ...


  10. says:

    If you can believe it.I found this book on the Bargain rack of my local bookstore I immediately recognized it as a book I had been wanting to read plus I just adore Diane Chamberlain s books.This was a complete winner and fully fledged 5 star read I was engrossed from the first page to the last The story of two sisters living in poverty in rural North Carolina in 1960 and the social worker who comes to their aide It s a heartbreaking and distressing story and I certainly shed some tears e If you can believe it.I found this book on the Bargain rack of my local bookstore I immediately recognized it as a book I had been wanting to read plus I just adore Diane Chamberlain s books.This was a complete winner and fully fledged 5 star read I was engrossed from the first page to the last The story of...


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Necessary Lies Bestselling Author Diane Chamberlain Delivers A Breakout Book About A Small Southern Town Fifty Years Ago, And The Darkest And Most Hopeful Places In The Human HeartAfter Losing Her Parents, Fifteen Year Old Ivy Hart Is Left To Care For Her Grandmother, Older Sister And Nephew As Tenants On A Small Tobacco Farm As She Struggles With Her Grandmother S Aging, Her Sister S Mental Illness And Her Own Epilepsy, She Realizes They Might Need Than She Can Give.When Jane Forrester Takes A Position As Grace County S Newest Social Worker, She Doesn T Realize Just How Much Her Help Is Needed She Quickly Becomes Emotionally Invested In Her Clients Lives, Causing Tension With Her Boss And Her New Husband But As Jane Is Drawn In By The Hart Women, She Begins To Discover The Secrets Of The Small Farm Secrets Much Darker Than She Would Have Guessed Soon, She Must Decide Whether To Take Drastic Action To Help Them, Or Risk Losing The Battle Against Everything She Believes Is Wrong.Set In Rural Grace County, North Carolina In A Time Of State Mandated Sterilizations And Racial Tension, Necessary Lies Tells The Story Of These Two Young Women, Seemingly Worlds Apart, But Both Haunted By Tragedy Jane And Ivy Are Thrown Together And Must Ask Themselves How Can You Know What You Believe Is Right, When Everyone Is Telling You It S Wrong


About the Author: Diane Chamberlain

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