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The kitchen house / Kathleen Grissom.

Grissom, Kathleen, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 45 of 57 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 57 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brazil PL - Brazil GRISSOM (Text) 38160000516821 Second Floor, Fiction Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston FIC GRI (Text) 38209000794829 Fiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC GRISSOM (Text) 79361000080289 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC GRISSO James 1 (Text) 73174005014809 Adult: Fiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington FIC GRI (Text) 32572000538983 CVBPLC Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC GRI KIT (Text) 34304000291308 Adult - Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main F GRISSOM kathleen Kitchen (Text) 840191001969501 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Available -
 Selected by: The Ladies Literary Club of Auburn, IN 2013-2014. [ epl 2017-01-03 @ ECKRT-ECK ]
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL FIC GRI (Text) 38217000461430 Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) FIC GRI (Text) 33187003684830 Fiction (adult) - A Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC GRI (Text) 33187003297898 Fiction (adult) - R Checked out 03/09/2017
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476790145
  • ISBN: 1476790140
  • ISBN: 9781439153666
  • ISBN: 1439153663
  • Physical Description: 368 pages : map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note: Series numeration from NoveList.
"A Touchstone Book."
Includes a Touchstone reading group guide.
Summary, etc.: ""When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family. Orphaned while onboard a ship from Ireland to America, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work 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 them by her white skin. Eventually, Lavinia is accepted into the world of the big house, where the master is absent and the mistress battles opium addiction. Lavinia finds herself perilously straddling two very different worlds. When she is forced to make a choice, loyalties are brought into question, dangerous truths are laid bare, and lives are put at risk"--from NoveList.
Subject: Indentured servants > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Plantation life > Southern States > Fiction.

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