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Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.
  • 2 of 9 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative.

Current holds

13 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library FIC WINGATE, LISA (Text) 36446002011107 New Adult Checked Out 08/19/2020
Coplay Public Library FIC WIN (Text) 31961000248217 New Arrivals-Adult Fiction Available -
Lehighton Area Memorial Library F WIN (Text) 30445100202465 New Shelf Checked Out 08/14/2020
Lower Macungie Library FIC WIN (Text) 33400001482333 New Adult Fiction Checked Out 08/07/2020
Palmerton Area Library New Fic F W72 (Text) 65000000023087 Adult Fiction Checked Out 08/18/2020
Parkland Community Library F WIN (Text) 34422007161363 New Adult Fiction Checked Out 08/05/2020
Public Library of Catasauqua F WIN (Text) 70000000131818 Stacks Recently Returned -
Southern Lehigh Public Library ON ORDER (Text) 1214 Stacks On Order -
Whitehall Township Public Library 14 DAY F WINGATE, LISA (Text) 36305002890672 14 Day Book Checked Out 09/09/2020

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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