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Before we were yours : a novel

Wingate, Lisa (author.).

Summary

Summary: "Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the Mississippi and thrown into the care of the infamous Georgia Tann, director of the Tennessee Children's Home Society. South Carolina, Present Day. Avery Stafford has lived a charmed life. Loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, she has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about the woman's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780425284698
  • ISBN: 0425284689
  • ISBN: 9780425284681
  • Physical Description: 342 pages ; 25 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2017]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.1 18 195183.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.1 18 195183.
Subject: Brothers and sisters Fiction
Orphanages Fiction
Tennessee Children's Home Society Fiction
Brothers and sisters Fiction
FICTION Historical
FICTION Literary
FICTION Contemporary Women
Tennessee Children's Home Society.
Brothers and sisters
Orphanages
Siblings Fiction
Orphanages Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.

Currently available copies

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Holds

  • 9 current holds
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      Bogart Library
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      Danielsville/Madison County Library
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Athens Regional Library System:
      Watkinsville/Oconee County Library
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