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The kitchen house / Kathleen Grissom.

Grissom, Kathleen. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie Public Library - Akron fic (Text) 75253000049820 Adult Large Print Checked out 11/02/2016
Eckhart Public Library - Main F GRISSOM kathleen Kitchen (Text) 840191002129642 Large Print - Main Floor Available -
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello LP GRISSOM (Text) 37743002163360 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse FIC GRI LARGE PRINT BK.1 (Text) 50577011035652 Adult Large Print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594136443 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1594136440 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 624 p. (large print) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Large Print Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning ; 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes reading group guide (pages 613-616) and a conversation with the author (pages 617-624).
Summary, etc.: "Oprhaned aboard a ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and worth with the slaves of the kitchen house. Under the care of Belle, the master's illegitimate daughter, Lavinia becomes deeply bonded to her adopted family, though she is set apart from the by her white skin. Eventually accepted into the world of the big house, where the master is absent and the mistress battles opium addiction, Lavinia straddles two very different world. Then she is forced to make a choice"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject: Indentured servants > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Plantation life > Southern States > Fiction.
Large type books.
Genre: Large type books.
Historical fiction.

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