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Before we were yours

Author: Lisa Wingate
Publisher: London : Quercus Editions, Ltd, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Wingate
ISBN: 1787473104 9781787473102
OCLC Number: 1009214401
Notes: Includes reading group questions.
"First published in the USA in 2017 by Ballantine Books"--title page verso.
Description: 469 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Lisa Wingate.

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****THE NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER****The heartbreaking tale of two families, two generations apart, based on a notorious true-life scandal.  Read more...

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One of the year's best books . . . It is almost a cliche to say a book is 'lovingly written' but that phrase applies clearly to Lisa Wingate's latest novel, Before We Were Yours. This story about Read more...

 
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