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The kitchen house / Kathleen Grissom.

Grissom, Kathleen. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781439153666 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1439153663 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Description: 368 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Touchstone Books, 2010.

Available copies

  • 13 of 26 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Melrose.

Current holds

1 current hold with 26 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Melrose Adult Paperbacks (Main Floor) Paperback G (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Adult Fiction (Main Floor) Fiction Grissom (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/03/2016
Melrose Children's Room (On Cart by Elevator) J Parent Pick (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Include a reading group guide.
Summary: After seven-year-old Lavinia is orphaned on the journey from Ireland to the United States, she begins work in the kitchen house of a tobacco plantation and bonds with the slaves who become her adopted family, but when Lavinia is accepted into the big house, her loyalties are challenged.
Subject: Indentured servants > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Plantation life > Southern States > Fiction.

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