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The Sanatorium

The Sanatorium
  • Author : Sarah Pearse
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-02-02
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9780593296684
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Summary : REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK "An eerie, atmospheric novel that had me completely on the edge of my seat." --Reese Witherspoon You won't want to leave. . . until you can't. Half-hidden by forest and overshadowed by threatening peaks, Le Sommet has always been a sinister place. Long plagued by troubling rumors, the former abandoned sanatorium has since been renovated into a five-star minimalist hotel. An imposing, isolated getaway spot high up in the Swiss Alps is the last place Elin Warner wants to be. But Elin's taken time off from her job as a detective, so when her estranged brother, Isaac, and his fiancée, Laure, invite her to celebrate their engagement at the hotel, Elin really has no reason not to accept. Arriving in the midst of a threatening storm, Elin immediately feels on edge--there's something about the hotel that makes her nervous. And when they wake the following morning to discover Laure is missing, Elin must trust her instincts if they hope to find her. With the storm closing off all access to the hotel, the longer Laure stays missing, the more the remaining guests start to panic. Elin is under pressure to find Laure, but no one has realized yet that another woman has gone missing. And she's the only one who could have warned them just how much danger they are all in. . .

The Sanatorium

The Sanatorium
  • Author : Sarah Pearse
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9780593296677
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Summary : "A chilling debut in which a detective must uncover the dark history of a luxury hotel in the Alps if she has any hope of stopping the deaths that won't let up... Half-hidden by forest and overshadowed by threatening peaks, Le Sommet has always been a sinister place. Once a sanatorium treating tuberculosis patients, it was abandoned years ago and had fallen into disrepair. Long plagued by troubling rumours, it has recently been renovated into a lavish hotel. And an imposing, isolated hotel, high up in the Swiss Alps, is the last place detective Elin Warner wants to be. But having received an invitation out of the blue to celebrate her estranged brother's recent engagement, she had no choice but to accept. Arriving in the midst of a threatening storm, Elin is immediately on edge. Though it's a stunning retreat, something about the hotel makes her nervous - as does her brother, Isaac. When Elin wakes the following the morning to discover Isaac's fiancâee Laure has vanished without a trace, Elin's alarm grows. With the storm cutting off access to and from the hotel, the more the remaining guests start to panic. Yet no one has realized that another woman has gone missing. And she's the only one who could have warned them just how much danger they're all in..."--

The Sanatorium

The Sanatorium
  • Author : Sarah Pearse
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-02-04
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9781473577275
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Summary : AN INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK 'The Sanatorium will keep you checking over your shoulder. This spine-tingling, atmospheric thriller has it all: an eerie Alpine setting, sharp prose, and twists you'll never see coming. A must-read.' Richard Osman 'An eerie, atmospheric novel that had me completely on the edge of my seat.' Reese Witherspoon EVERYONE'S IN DANGER. ANYONE COULD BE NEXT. An imposing, isolated hotel, high up in the Swiss Alps, is the last place Elin Warner wants to be. But she's taken time off from her job as a detective, so when she receives an invitation out of the blue to celebrate her estranged brother's recent engagement, she has no choice but to accept. Arriving in the midst of a threatening storm, Elin immediately feels on edge. Though it's beautiful, something about the hotel, recently converted from an abandoned sanatorium, makes her nervous - as does her brother, Isaac. And when they wake the following morning to discover his fiancée Laure has vanished without a trace, Elin's unease grows. With the storm cutting off access to and from the hotel, the longer Laure stays missing, the more the remaining guests start to panic. But no-one has realized yet that another woman has gone missing. And she's the only one who could have warned them just how much danger they're all in . . . ____________________ 'The Sanatorium is an absolutely splendid Gothic thriller.' A. J. Finn 'One of the best books of 2021 [...] guaranteed to give you goosebumps.' Woman & Home 'I absolutely loved The Sanatorium - it gave me all the wintry thrills and chills.' Lucy Foley 'A menacing, creepy debut [...] echoes of Hitchcock and du Maurier.' Daily Mail 'A chillingly vivid thriller in a fantastic setting.' T. M. Logan ***** 'Thrilling, chilling - a tingles down my spine type of read.' ***** 'Imagine a universe where Agatha Christie and Stephen King collaborated on a book.' ***** 'Sarah Pearse wastes no time in ramping up the tension and is clearly destined to be a master of this genre.'

Sanatorium

Sanatorium
  • Author : ABI. PALMER
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1920-04
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 1908058714
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The Sanatorium of Murcia

The Sanatorium of Murcia
  • Author : Claudio Hernández
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-12-17
  • Total pages :107
  • ISBN : 9781547511365
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Summary : Horror, supense and a mistery among those group of young vacacioners who by accident arrived to a very old Sanatorium building where they lived the most terrifying experience. Synopsis The Sanatorium of Murcia; In Sierra Espuña, Murcia, the Sanatorium of Murcia is abandoned. Place that hosted the stay of lepers and patients with tuberculosis. The less serious occupied the ground floor of the building and the more serious the upper floor, from where they could never leave. It is said that the first stone of its construction was placed in 1913 and with the sole help of the hands of the neighbors it was finished in 1917. In 1962 it was closed and with it all the sick people, who were forgotten, were abandoned to their fate. Now, in 2017, three couples of American tourists, cross the slopes of the narrow road of Sierra Espuña when the engine of the rented van stops purring. Carlos, an unbalanced mental, is pursuing something with his hunting shotgun and his crossbow. Are they. The three couples formed by boys and girls who do not exceed twenty-three years, are forced to enter the forest in search of a refuge to spend the night. When their lanterns focus on the façade of the Sanatorium they can not believe what they are seeing, although one of them is well documented about the Sanatorium. But, what they do not know is that there is a legend that there are laments heard there, they see souls and their bodies. And worst of all, there is the lady in black, who they say, walks every night in the halls of the Sanatorium. Death lurks in the most terrifying way imaginable. Succumbing to your own fear. A terrifying story in which nothing is what it seems and what kills you is not a bullet or the edge of a knife, but your own fear, terror, terror.

The Sanatorium; a Self-supporting Establishment for the Lodging, Nursing, and Cure of Sick Persons of the Middle Classes, of Both Sexes. [Prospectus.]

The Sanatorium; a Self-supporting Establishment for the Lodging, Nursing, and Cure of Sick Persons of the Middle Classes, of Both Sexes. [Prospectus.]
  • Author : Sanatorium (LONDON)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1840
  • Total pages :19
  • ISBN : BL:A0018960950
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A Funny Kind of Paradise

A Funny Kind of Paradise
  • Author : Jo Owens
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-03-09
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 9780735278820
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Summary : When her husband left her with a baby, a toddler and a fledgling business, Francesca managed - she wasn't always gentle or patient, but the business thrived and Chris and Angelina had food to eat. At nearly 70, she feels she's earned a peaceful retirement. But when a massive stroke leaves her voiceless, partially paralysed and wholly reliant on the staff of an extended care facility, it seems her freedom is lost.

Essex Mountain Sanatorium

Essex Mountain Sanatorium
  • Author : Richard A. Kennedy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-08-12
  • Total pages :128
  • ISBN : 9781439643792
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Summary : Founded in 1907 amidst protests and a burgeoning suffrage movement, Essex Mountain Sanatorium was the result of two Montclair, New Jersey, women who successfully lobbied local government to establish a tuberculosis sanatorium in a then vacant cottage for wayward girls. From these humble beginnings, the hospital grew to become one of the finest treatment centers in the nation, expanding into a complex of 20 buildings that encompassed nearly 300 acres. Ironically, medical advances pioneered at places such as the sanatorium and the advent of antitubercular drugs in the years following World War II led to decreasing patient enrollment, which made such large facilities unnecessary. When it was eventually abandoned in the early 1980s, the hospital began its second act as a haven for urban explorers, vandals, and arsonists, becoming shrouded in mystery and the source of local legends and myths. After suffering years of neglect and abuse, the main complex would finally fall to wreckers in 1993, ending an important era in county, state, and national history.

The Incurable: History and Haunting of Waverly Hills Sanatorium

The Incurable: History and Haunting of Waverly Hills Sanatorium
  • Author : Christopher Booth
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-05-18
  • Total pages :140
  • ISBN : 0692720790
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Summary : 1928, Kentucky, a horrific disease known as the white plague claimed over thousands of lives. A monstrous sanatorium was built to isolate and play host to bizarre experiments in desperation to find a cure. From the producer of Spooked and Death Tunnel, Christopher Saint Booth shares this emotional yet Spooked diary of the infected and the hell hospital they called home. Read the true accounts of a day in the life and death of the Incurable. Contains the hidden past, journals from actual patients, staff and ghost hunters. Exclusive interviews with the haunted and the blessed. This is their true story, their last words and memories of the scariest place on earth. Waverly Hills Sanatorium, a monster of a building! May their souls never be forgotten.

Northern Spy

Northern Spy
  • Author : Flynn Berry
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-04-06
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9780735225008
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Summary : REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK “If you love a mystery, then you’ll devour [Northern Spy] . . . I loved this thrill ride of a book.”—Reese Witherspoon The acclaimed author of Under the Harrow and A Double Life returns with her most riveting novel to date: the story of two sisters who become entangled with the IRA A producer at the BBC and mother to a new baby, Tessa is at work in Belfast one day when the news of another raid comes on the air. The IRA may have gone underground in the two decades since the Good Friday Agreement, but they never really went away, and lately bomb threats, security checkpoints, and helicopters floating ominously over the city have become features of everyday life. As the news reporter requests the public's help in locating those responsible for the robbery, security footage reveals Tessa's sister, Marian, pulling a black ski mask over her face. The police believe Marian has joined the IRA, but Tessa is convinced she must have been abducted or coerced; the sisters have always opposed the violence enacted in the name of uniting Ireland. And besides, Marian is vacationing on the north coast. Tessa just spoke to her yesterday. When the truth about Marian comes to light, Tessa is faced with impossible choices that will test the limits of her ideals, the bonds of her family, her notions of right and wrong, and her identity as a sister and a mother. Walking an increasingly perilous road, she wants nothing more than to protect the one person she loves more fiercely than her sister: her infant son, Finn. Riveting, atmospheric, and exquisitely written, Northern Spy is at once a heart-pounding story of the contemporary IRA and a moving portrait of sister- and motherhood, and of life in a deeply divided society.

The Sanatorium

The Sanatorium
  • Author : Sarah Pearse
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-11-25
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0552177318
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Hello, Sunshine

Hello, Sunshine
  • Author : Laura Dave
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-07-11
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781476789323
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Summary : "Sunshine Mackenzie is living the dream: she's a culinary star with millions of fans, a line of #1 bestselling cookbooks, and a devoted husband happy to support her every endeavor. And then she gets hacked. When Sunshine's secrets are revealed, her fall from grace is catastrophic: she loses the husband, her show, the fans, and her apartment. She's forced to return to the childhood home--and the estranged sister--she's tried hard to forget. But what Sunshine does amid the ashes of her own destruction may well save her life"--Amazon.com.

Shiver

Shiver
  • Author : Allie Reynolds
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-01-19
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9780593187852
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Summary : In this propulsive locked-room thriller debut, a reunion weekend in the French Alps turns deadly when five friends discover that someone has deliberately stranded them at their remote mountaintop resort during a snowstorm. When Milla accepts an off-season invitation to Le Rocher, a cozy ski resort in the French Alps, she's expecting an intimate weekend of catching up with four old friends. It might have been a decade since she saw them last, but she's never forgotten the bond they forged on this very mountain during a winter spent fiercely training for an elite snowboarding competition. Yet no sooner do Milla and the others arrive for the reunion than they realize something is horribly wrong. The resort is deserted. The cable cars that delivered them to the mountaintop have stopped working. Their cell phones--missing. And inside the hotel, detailed instructions await them: an icebreaker game, designed to draw out their secrets. A game meant to remind them of Saskia, the enigmatic sixth member of their group, who vanished the morning of the competition years before and has long been presumed dead. Stranded in the resort, Milla's not sure what's worse: the increasingly sinister things happening around her or the looming snowstorm that's making escape even more impossible. All she knows is that there's no one on the mountain she can trust. Because someone has gathered them there to find out the truth about Saskia...someone who will stop at nothing to get answers. And if Milla's not careful, she could be the next to disappear...

Arequipa Sanatorium

Arequipa Sanatorium
  • Author : Lynn Downey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-09-12
  • Total pages :302
  • ISBN : 9780806165110
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Summary : As San Francisco recovered from the devastating earthquake and fire of 1906, dust and ash filled the city’s stuffy factories, stores, and classrooms. Dr. Philip King Brown noticed rising tuberculosis rates among the women who worked there, and he knew there were few places where they could get affordable treatment. In 1911, with the help of wealthy society women and his wife, Helen, a protégé of philanthropist Phoebe Apperson Hearst, Brown opened the Arequipa Sanatorium in Marin County. Together, Brown and his all-female staff gave new life to hundreds of working-class women suffering from tuberculosis in early-twentieth-century California. Until streptomycin was discovered in the 1940s, tubercular patients had few treatment options other than to take a rest cure at a sanatorium and endure its painful medical interventions. For the working class and minorities, especially women, the options were even fewer. Unlike most other medical facilities of the time, Arequipa treated primarily working-class women and provided the same treatment to all, including Asian American and African American women, despite the virulent racism of the time. Author Lynn Downey’s own grandmother was given a terminal tuberculosis diagnosis in 1927, but after treatment at Arequipa, she lived to be 102 years old. Arequipa gave female doctors a place to practice, female nurses and social workers a place to train, and white society women a noble philanthropic mission. Although Arequipa was founded by a male doctor and later administered by his son, the sanatorium’s mission was truly about the women who worked and recovered there, and it was they who kept it going. Based on sanatorium records Downey herself helped to preserve and interviews she conducted with former patients and others associated with Arequipa, Downey tells a vivid story of the sanatorium and its cure that Brown and his talented team of Progressive women made available and possible for hundreds of working-class patients.

Yiddish Poetry and the Tuberculosis Sanatorium

Yiddish Poetry and the Tuberculosis Sanatorium
  • Author : Ernest B. Gilman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-12-29
  • Total pages :187
  • ISBN : 9780815653066
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Summary : Part literary history and part medical sociology, Gilman’s book chronicles the careers of three major immigrant Yiddish poets of the twentieth century—Solomon Bloomgarten (Yehoash), Sholem Shtern, and H. Leivick—all of whom lived through, and wrote movingly of, their experience as patients in a tuberculosis sanatorium. Gilman addresses both the formative influence of the sanatorium on the writers’ work and the culture of an institution in which, before the days of antibiotics, writing was encouraged as a form of therapy. He argues that each writer produced a significant body of work during his recovery, itself an experience that profoundly influenced the course of his subsequent literary career. Seeking to recover the "imaginary" of the sanatorium as a scene of writing by doctors and patients, Gilman explores the historical connection between tuberculosis treatment and the written word. Through a close analysis of Yiddish poems, and translations of these writers, Gilman sheds light on how essential writing and literature were to the sanatorium experience. All three poets wrote under the shadow of death. Their works are distinctive, but their most urgent concerns are shared: strangers in a strange land, suffering, displacement, acculturation, and, inevitably, what it means to be a Jew.

The Haunted Sanatorium

The Haunted Sanatorium
  • Author : Matt Doeden
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-01-01
  • Total pages :112
  • ISBN : 9781515736516
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Summary : Experience the haunted sanatorium up close and personal! YOU CHOOSE the path you take through this haunted hospital. Follow the path of a modern-day visitor in this thrilling nonfiction title.

Sanatorium

Sanatorium
  • Author : Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-01-28
  • Total pages :546
  • ISBN : 9780911233193
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Summary : Earl Warren: The censor's sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression. Potter Stewart: Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself.

Sanatorium Girl

Sanatorium Girl
  • Author : Drake
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-11
  • Total pages :236
  • ISBN : 9780595374571
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Summary : In 1920, tuberculosis was the main killer of young people. Occupational therapy had just begun as a profession unto itself. The Mississippi State Tuberculosis Sanatorium had been open only two years. Louisa Anne McFarland, from Jones County, was sent to the Sanatorium to heal her tubercular lungs. On the same path so many TB patients took, she remained to work after being healed. She learned how to do occupational therapy with other patients. Early occupational therapists seldom had formal professional education or any kind of formal credentialing. This novel is an example of how such unrecognized women of the early 20th century saw a need and filled it. With so many young adults thrust together, the outcome of sex and unwanted pregnancy was inevitable.

The First Husband

The First Husband
  • Author : Laura Dave
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-05-12
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781101515136
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Summary : "A fresh, funny take on the search for a soulmate." —People A savvy, page-turning novel about a woman torn between her husband and the man she thought she'd marry by the author of the New York Times Bestseller and Reese's Book Club Pick, The Last Thing He Told Me Annie Adams is days away from her thirty-second birthday and thinks she has finally found some happiness. She visits the world's most interesting places for her syndicated travel column and she's happily cohabiting with her movie director boyfriend Nick in Los Angeles. But when Nick comes home from a meeting with his therapist (aka "futures counselor") and announces that he's taking a break from their relationship so he can pursue a woman from his past, the place Annie had come to call home is shattered. Reeling, Annie stumbles into her neighborhood bar and finds Griffin-a grounded, charming chef who seems to be everything Annie didn't know she was looking for. Within three months, Griffin is Annie's husband and Annie finds herself trying to restart her life in rural Massachusetts. A wry observer of modern love, Laura Dave "steers clear of easy answers to explore the romantic choices we make" (USA Today). Her third novel is packed with humor, empathy, and psychological insight about the power of love and home.

Medical Social Service in a Tuberculosis Sanatorium. PHS Publication 133

Medical Social Service in a Tuberculosis Sanatorium. PHS Publication 133
  • Author : United States. Public Health Service
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1951
  • Total pages :41
  • ISBN : MINN:30000010567240
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The Children of Craig-y-Nos

The Children of Craig-y-Nos
  • Author : Ann Shaw,Carole Reeves
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009
  • Total pages :149
  • ISBN : 0854841261
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Summary : Craig-y-nos Castle, on the edge of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales, was the home of the world famous opera singer, Adelina Patti. After her death in 1919, it became a tuberculosis sanatorium, mainly for children and young adults. The 'Children of Craig-y-nos' project was begun in 2006 by Ann Shaw who had spent four years there from the age of nine to thirteen. The launch of her blog (www.craig-y-nos.blogspot.com) to collect the memories of ex-patients and staff was so successful that within a year over a hundred stories and 1200 photographs, mostly taken by the children themselves, had been contributed. There followed three photographic exhibitions, radio programmes, a reunion at Craig-y-nos Castle, and a Lottery grant to produce this book. But despite a romantic location, this is not a fairy tale. TB affected the whole community - physically, socially and emotionally. It was the disease never spoken about except in hushed whispers. Craig-y-nos was called a hospital but it had all the hallmarks of a prison for sick children. Even at a distance of fifty or sixty years, some people broke down when reliving deeply buried memories. Others were unable to talk at all but communicated entirely though e.mail. A few remember physical and sexual abuse by staff. Stomach wash-outs terrified toddlers. Use of restraint by tying children to cot and bed railings was justified by over-stretched staff but criticized by hospital inspectors. Even keeping five-year-olds in high-sided cots could be interpreted as a form of imprisonment. The physical isolation of Craig-y-nos was another. Only one young woman admits to successful escape although several teenagers and children made abortive bids for freedom. Although this is an historical study, TB is not a disease of history. The World Health Organization in 1993 declared TB a public health emergency. An estimated 8.8 million people were diagnosed with TB in 2005 and 1.6 million died of it. But however difficult it becomes to control tuberculosis both locally and globally, one thing is certain. Those infected will never again be isolated from the rest of society because history has shown that policing infectious diseases is neither workable nor humane. Ann Shaw was born in Crickhowell, Powys, and worked as a journalist on newspapers in London, Lancashire, Yorkshire and Edinburgh before joining the Glasgow Herald as a Feature Writer. In 1997, she enrolled as a mature student at Glasgow School of Art in order to fulfil a lifelong ambition to be an artist. She now lives in Bridge-of-Allan, Scotland. Carole Reeves is the Outreach Historian, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London. She develops projects designed to further public interest in the history of medicine, and helps others to do so.