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Before we were yours: a novel
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Published:
New York : Ballantine Books, [2017].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
342 pages ; 24 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 18
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 760L
Status:
20 copies, 2 people are on the wait list.
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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 shantyboat 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. South Carolina, present day. Avery Stafford has lived a charmed life. Loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, she has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about the woman's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history"--

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780425284681, 0425284689
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.1, 18 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
760

Notes

Description
"Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat 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. South Carolina, present day. Avery Stafford has lived a charmed life. Loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, she has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about the woman's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history"--,Provided by publisher.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Wingate, L. (2017). Before we were yours: a novel. First edition. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa. 2017. Before We Were Yours: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa, Before We Were Yours: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa. Before We Were Yours: A Novel. First edition. New York: Ballantine Books, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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