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  • 6 of 10 copies available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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2 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albright Memorial Library FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50686015609808 Stacks Available -
Albright Memorial Library FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50686090068003 Browsing Checked Out 11/02/2020
Albright Memorial Library FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50686090068011 Browsing Available -
Carbondale Public Library FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50688010764737 Stacks Available -
Library Express FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50686090068615 Browsing Available -
Library Express FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50686090069258 Browsing Checked Out 10/27/2020
Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50686015620151 Children's Area Checked Out 10/28/2020
Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50686091007281 Browsing Available -
North Pocono Public Library FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50691010897978 Adult Area On Holds Shelf -
North Pocono Public Library FICTION WINGATE (Text) 50691090016788 Browsing Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984819888 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1984819887 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 388 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2020

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-388).
Summary, etc.:
"Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest: Lavinia, the pampered heir to a now-destitute plantation; Juneau Jane, her illegitimate free-born Creole half-sister; and Hannie, Lavinia's former slave. Each carries private wounds and powerful secrets as they head for Texas, following dangerous roads rife with ruthless vigilantes and soldiers still fighting a war lost a decade before. For Lavinia and Juneau Jane, the journey is one of inheritance and financial desperation, but for Hannie, torn from her mother and eight siblings before slavery's end, the pilgrimage westward reignites an agonizing question: could her long-lost family still be out there? Beyond the swamps lie the seemingly limitless frontiers of Texas and, improbably, hope. Louisiana, 1987: For first-year teacher Benedetta Silva, a subsidized job at a poor rural school seems like the ticket to canceling her hefty student debt--until she lands in a tiny, out-of-step Mississippi River town. Augustine, Louisiana, seems suspicious of new ideas and new people, and Benny can scarcely comprehend the lives of her poverty-stricken students. But amid the gnarled live oaks and run-down plantation homes lies the century-old history of three young women, a long-ago journey, and a hidden book that could change everything."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Young women > Fiction.
Slavery > Louisiana > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Louisiana > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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