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The orphan mother / a novel by Robert Hicks.

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  • 26 of 28 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC HICKS ORP (Text) 34207002023571 Adult Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F HIC (Text) 34044000902542 Adult Fiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC HICKS (Text) 79361000099274 Adult Fiction Checked out 10/07/2017
Butler PL - Butler FIC HICKS (Text) 73174005028778 Adult: Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC HICKS R (Text) 33118000176727 Adult: General Fiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL FIC HIC (Text) 38217000557831 Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC HICKS (Text) 32826014046619 Adult Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood HIC (Text) 36626103790788 Adult Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Hicks, Robert (Text) 78294000263427 Adult Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch F (Text) 39391006765786 Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780446581769
  • ISBN: 0446581763
  • Physical Description: 312 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock--the "Widow of the South"-- has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But when her ambitious, politically-minded grown son, Theopolis, is murdered, Mariah--no stranger to loss--finds her world once more breaking apart. How could this happen? Who wanted him dead? Mariah's journey to uncover the truth leads her to unexpected people, including George Tole, a recent arrival to town who is fleeing a difficult past of his own. It forces her to confront her own difficult truths. But the conspiracy that resulted in her son's death could run deeper than Mariah had ever imagined, with the fate of Franklin and Tennessee itself hanging in the balance.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
Midwives > Fiction.
Tennessee > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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