The Golden Age, by Joan London

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Heather
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$17.00
ISBN: 9781609453329
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Published: Europa Editions - August 16th, 2016

Two young people - Frank and Else, both polio victims - are convalescing in a recovery home, “The Golden Age,” in Australia, where they fall in love.  Their families, their physical therapist, Lidja, their peer Sullivan - all contribute to their ability to heal and lead productive lives.  Jonas Salk’s development of the polio vaccine in the 1950s would have spared them the disease.  A book that affirms the goodness in people.