The Resource Before we were yours : a novel, Lisa Wingate

Before we were yours : a novel, Lisa Wingate

Label
Before we were yours : a novel
Title
Before we were yours
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Wingate
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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" --
Member of
Summary
A tale inspired by firsthand accounts about the notoriously corrupt Tennessee Children's Home Society follows the efforts of a Baltimore assistant D.A. to uncover her parents' fateful secrets in the wake of a political attack and a chance encounter with a stranger
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2017
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560371
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wingate, Lisa,
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.I53165
LC item number
B44 2017b
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Orphanages
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Before we were yours : a novel, Lisa Wingate
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
975487743
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
605 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432839123
Lccn
2017016980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
Before we were yours : a novel, Lisa Wingate
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
975487743
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
605 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432839123
Lccn
2017016980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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