Monday, May 30, 2011

Condemned Nurse

Title: Condemned Nurse
Author: Jane Converse
Copyright: 1971
Publisher: Signet
Illustrator: Allan Kass
Review available here

His signature is in the lower right-hand corner.

“I’m going to have fun!” Donna announced, her defiant words blurred by the bourbon she was downing. “That’s why I quit my job. I’m going to live a little!” Jackie looked at her pale, disheveled roommate who was renouncing her career, reviling the doctor who loved her, and drinking herself into a stupor. “Why?” she wondered, “why?” Too soon, Jackie would learn Donna’s dark secret—a secret Jackie could not share with anyone, must not even hint to Donna that she knew—a secret that, in the end, might destroy Jackie too.

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