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Before we were yours : a novel / Lisa Wingate.

By: Wingate, Lisa.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2019]Description: 356 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780425284704.Report number: BQ-Fall 19Subject(s): Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Orphanages -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Historical fiction.Summary: Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shanty boat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the Mississippi and thrown into the care of the infamous Georgia Tann, director of the Tennessee Children's Home Society.
List(s) this item appears in: 2019 Fiction selections | 2019 Fall Catalog
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Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shanty boat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the Mississippi and thrown into the care of the infamous Georgia Tann, director of the Tennessee Children's Home Society.

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