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Before we were yours / Lisa Wingate.

Wingate, Lisa, (author.).

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  • 1 of 17 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethel Public Library LARGE TYPE WINGATE (Text to phone) 34030141662178 Adult Large Type Checked out 09/19/2018
Brookfield Library F/WINGATE LARGE PRINT (Text to phone) 34029141689447 Adult Fiction Large Type On holds shelf -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown LP FIC WINGATE (Text to phone) 34014138128963 Adult Large Type Checked out 09/25/2018
Douglas Library of Hebron LRG PRI FIC WIN (Text to phone) 33400140284418 Adult Fiction Large Type On holds shelf -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe NEW LP FIC WINGATE,L (Text to phone) 34026139776772 Adult Large Type Checked out 10/04/2018
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven LTE F WINGATE (Text to phone) 31953138194942 Adult Fiction Large Type Checked out 10/09/2018
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding FIC Win LP (Text to phone) 33620131441269 Adult Large Type In transit -
Milford Public Library WINGATE Lisa (Text to phone) 34013140788038 Adult New Large Type Checked out 09/18/2018
New Milford Public Library LP F WINGA (Text to phone) 34021131218071 Adult Fiction Large Type On holds shelf -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield LP FIC WIN (Text to phone) 36123132902121 Adult Fiction Large Type Checked out 09/22/2018
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General Note:
"A novel"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 591-592).
Summary, etc.:
Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge when strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents, but they quickly realize the dark truth. At the mercy of the facility's cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.
Aiken, South Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor, a handsome fiance, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family's long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption. Based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals -- in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country -- Lisa Wingate's riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.
Subject: Tann, Georgia, 1891-1950 > Fiction.
Tennessee Children's Home Society > Fiction.
Adoption > Corrupt practices > Fiction.
Poor families > Crimes against > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Southern States > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
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Search Results Showing Item 2 of 43 Preferred library: Kent Memorial Library - Suffield?

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