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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

  • 7 of 17 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Melrose.

Current holds

2 current holds with 17 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Melrose Adult Fiction (Main Floor) Fiction Grissom (Text to Phone) Checked out 07/19/2017

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.


Grissom, Kathleen. "The kitchen house." New York : Touchstone Books, 2010.

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