Last edited by Negrel
Monday, May 18, 2020 | History

3 edition of Blue asylum found in the catalog.

Blue asylum

Kathy Hepinstall

Blue asylum

a novel

by Kathy Hepinstall

  • 124 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Plantation owners" spouses,
  • Psychiatric hospital patients,
  • Asylums,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKathy Hepinstall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.E577 B58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25296982M
    ISBN 100547712073
    ISBN 109780547712079
    LC Control Number2011029653
    OCLC/WorldCa744294395

      TLC Book Tours. Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall Blog Tour, Book Review and #Rafflecopter #Giveaway. by. Patty - Ap Get this from a library! Blue asylum. [Kathy Hepinstall] -- Put on trial by her slaveholder husband and convicted of madness by a Virginia judge, Iris Dunleavy is sent to Sanibel Asylum to be restored to a good wife. But Iris knows her husband is the true.

    Blue Asylum A Novel (Book): Hepinstall, Kathy: Put on trial by her slaveholder husband and convicted of madness by a Virginia judge, Iris Dunleavy is sent to Sanibel Asylum to be restored to a good wife. But Iris knows her husband is the true criminal; she is no lunatic, only guilty of violating Southern notions of property. A pompous superintendent heads this asylum . BLUE ASYLUM. Kathy Hepinstall. Novel. Amid the mayhem of the Civil War, Virginia plantation wife Iris Dunleavy is put on trial and convicted of madness, and is sent away to Sanibel Asylum to be restored to a good, compliant woman. The institution calls itself modern, but Iris is skeptical and decides she must escape.

    Blue Asylum A Novel (eBook): Hepinstall, Kathy: A woman falls in love with a wounded Civil War solider in this fine novel embroidered with rich imagery about the line between sanity and madness (Kirkus Reviews). When Virginia plantation wife Iris Dunleavy is put on trial and convicted of madness, she knows the real criminal is her husband.   Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall in CHM, DJVU, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and %().


Share this book
You might also like
Life on the Islands (World Book Ecology)

Life on the Islands (World Book Ecology)

Child and universe

Child and universe

Effects of insect and virus host plants on transmission of viruses by insects

Effects of insect and virus host plants on transmission of viruses by insects

Christmas kitten

Christmas kitten

Sex, politics, and society

Sex, politics, and society

Optimization of the advanced alkaline water electrolysis

Optimization of the advanced alkaline water electrolysis

[Guide to] Documents of the National Security Council

[Guide to] Documents of the National Security Council

Papers on psychoanalytic psychology

Papers on psychoanalytic psychology

Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control 1996

Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control 1996

Heinrich Himmler

Heinrich Himmler

violent men

violent men

Educational directory and ethnic minority resource directory

Educational directory and ethnic minority resource directory

Valley of the ravens

Valley of the ravens

Blue asylum by Kathy Hepinstall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Blue Asylum a novel by Blue asylum book Hempinstall. The premise of this book is what drew me to it and when I received my hard back copy in the post I was stunned by Blue asylum book beautiful book which the cover and artwork really caught my imagination and this is the reason I still love to read a physical book/5().

"Blue Asylum is a gripping story of love and madness in the midst of the Civil War—I couldn’t put it down!" —Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House "Blue Asylum casts a spell that keeps the reader turning pages as if in a trance. The language is /5(). Blue Asylum casts a spell that keeps the reader turning pages as if in a trance.

The language is lyrical but the plot is taut and compelling. The horrors of the Civil War are made real and specific in the story of the wounded soldier and the persecuted wife who find love and hope in the unlikely setting of a supposedly enlightened insane asylum on an isolated island in the Deep South.

"Blue Asylum is a gripping story of love and madness in the midst of the Civil War—I couldn’t put it down!" —Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House "Blue Asylum casts a spell that keeps the reader turning pages as if in a trance. The language is lyrical but the plot is taut and compelling.4/4(45).

Buy a cheap copy of Blue Asylum book by Kathy Hepinstall. A Letter to Readers from Kathy Hepinstall Dear Amazon Readers, They say madness is a double-edged sword.

It can cause you great misunderstanding, Free shipping over $   Blue Asylum is a vibrant, beautifully-imagined, absorbing story of the lines we all cross between sanity and madness.

It is also the tale of a spirited woman, a wounded soldier, their impossible love, and the undeniable call of freedom. Title: Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall Published: Number of Pages: pages Plot Summary: It is the middle of when Iris Dunleavy is wrongfully convicted of madness and sent to an esteemed asylum on a Florida island.

Iris tries to convince the stubborn Dr. Henry Cowell of her innocence, but he refuses to believe her “loving” husband is the real Author: Rachel Siska. Amid the mayhem of the Civil War, Iris Dunleavy is put on trial by her husband, convicted of madness, and sent to Sanibel Asylum to be restored to a compliant Virginia plantation wife.

But her husband is the true criminal; she is no lunatic, only guilty of disagreeing on notions of cruelty and property. On this remote Florida island, Iris meets a wonderful collection of inmates in.

"Blue Asylum is a gripping story of love and madness in the midst of the Civil War—I couldn’t put it down!" —Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House "Blue Asylum casts a spell that keeps the reader turning pages as if in a trance.

The language is. A History of Sanibel Island. This article relates to Blue Asylum. In Kathy Hepinstall's Civil War-era novel, Blue Asylum, Iris Dunleavy is sent to live in the Sanibel Asylum for Lunatics on Sanibel Island, Florida for the "act of defying [her] husband."Though the area is now considered a mecca for lovers of sea shells ( estimates that the resident population of about Throughout Blue Asylum, attempted rescue is a recurring theme: Wendell and the lamb, Iris and the baby, Iris and Ambrose, Dr.

Cowell and Iris. Do you think Iris had any influence over whether Ambrose lived or died. Publishers Weekly hails best-selling author Kathy Hepinstall’s Blue Asylum as a “richly compelling Civil War-era tale.” After defying her husband during the war, Virginia plantation wife Iris Dunleavy is deemed insane and taken to Sanibel Asylum to receive treatments for her unruliness.

Blue Asylum: A Novel - Ebook written by Kathy Hepinstall. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Blue Asylum: A Novel/5(23).

Blue Asylum is a vibrant, beautifully-imagined, absorbing story of the lines we all cross between sanity and madness. It is also the tale of a spirited woman, a wounded soldier, their impossible love, and the undeniable call of freedom.

Blues Asylum. likes. Blues Asylum is a Rhythm & Blues Band formed in the summer of from the clay of the earth by the hands of the Gods.5/5(2). "Blue Asylum" by Kathy Hepinstall, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; pages; $24Some of the most significant reforms of the Victorian era took place in the treatment of mental : Gina Webb.

"Blue Asylum" by Kathy Hepinstall. "Set during the Civil War, Blue Asylum is a beautifully written story about madness, love and the possibility of the latter curing the former. I Love Books Great Books New Books Books To Read Asylum Book Thing 1 I.

The Paperback of the Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. I Love Books Great Books New Books Books To Read Asylum Book Thing 1 I Love Reading Reading Room Reading Material.

On a remote Florida island, a pompous superintendent heads this asylum populated by wonderful characters, including his self-diagnosing twelve-year-old son, a woman who swallows anything in sight, and Ambrose Weller, a Confederate soldier whose memories terrorize him into wild fits that can only be calmed by the color blue, but whose gentleness.

Editions for Blue Asylum: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ). BLUE ASYLUM. by Kathy Hepinstall.

BUY NOW FROM MORE BY KATHY HEPINSTALL. Fiction. THE BOOK OF POLLY. by Kathy Hepinstall Fiction. SISTERS OF SHILOH. by Kathy Hepinstall our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email : Kathy Hepinstall.If a book has an asylum in it, I'm always game.

But this one was a surprise; Blue Asylum has so much to offer. In the time of the war between the South and the North, wife of a Southern slaveholder is sent to an asylum/5(25).Blue Asylum tells the story of Iris Dunleavy, a young woman resolute in standing up for what is right, regardless of the opposition she faces.

Feeling isolated and alone in her marriage to a wealthy plantation owner, Iris reaches her breaking point after a particularly cruel and heart-breaking incident.