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The downstairs girl

Author: Stacey Lee
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"1890, Atlanta. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel Caroline Payne, the daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for 'the genteel Southern lady'"--
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Novels
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stacey Lee
ISBN: 9781524740955 1524740950
OCLC Number: 1035466938
Description: 374 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Stacey Lee.

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"1890, Atlanta. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel Caroline Payne, the daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for 'the genteel Southern lady'"--

1890, Atlanta. Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night she moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, "Dear Miss Sweetie." When her column becomes wildly popular, she uses the power of the pen to address some of society's ills, but she's not prepared for the backlash that follows when her column challenges fixed ideas about race and gender. A mysterious letter sets Jo off on a search for her own past and the parents who abandoned her as a baby, but her efforts put her in the crosshairs of Atlanta's most notorious criminal. Jo must decide whether she is ready to step into the light. -- adapted from jacket

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