The Resource The kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom

The kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom

Label
The kitchen house
Title
The kitchen house
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Grissom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family. Orphaned while onboard ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work with the slaves of the kitchen house. Under the care of Belle, the master's illegitimate daughter, Lavinia becomes deeply bonded to her adopted family, though she is set apart from them by her white skin. Eventually, Lavinia is accepted into the world of the big house, where the master is absent and the mistress battles opium addiction. Lavinia finds herself perilously straddling two very different worlds. When she is forced to make a choice, loyalties are brought into question, dangerous truths are laid bare, and lives are put at risk
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.R57
LC item number
K57 2010
Literary form
fiction
The kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom
Label
The kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom
Publication
Note
Includes a reading group guide and a conversation with the author
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13227252
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
First Touchstone trade pbk. edition
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9781439153666
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009017509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kotui multi-version record.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG222468
  • (OCoLC)319955280

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