A "New York Times" bestseller and word-of-mouth phenomenon, this is perfect for book-groups and fans of "The Help" and "The Postmistress". 'You must ...Show synopsisA "New York Times" bestseller and word-of-mouth phenomenon, this is perfect for book-groups and fans of "The Help" and "The Postmistress". 'You must not become too friendly with them,' she said. "They are not the same as us.' 'How?' I asked. 'How are they not the same?' 1791: When seven-year-old Irish orphan Lavinia is transported to Virginia to work in the kitchen of a wealthy plantation owner, she is absorbed into the life of the kitchen house and becomes part of the family of black slaves whose fates are tied to the plantation. But Lavinia's skin will always set her apart, whether she wishes it or not. And as she grows older, she will be torn between the life that awaits her as a white woman and the people she knows as kin...Hide synopsis
The Kitchen House (Large Print Press) – Trade paperback (2012)
Trade paperback, Large Print Press 2012
Large type / large print.
ISBN: 1410444627 ISBN-13: 9781410444622
"Gone with the Wind" is turned inside out in this tragic, page-turning novel in which a white indentured servant girl lives and works with black slaves."Gone with the Wind" is turned inside out in this tragic, page-turning novel in which a white indentured servant girl lives and works with black slaves.Hide
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Great approach to an uncomfortable topic. However, I could have done with less foreshadowing throughout the book.
Great description of characters and locations. I felt like I knew them and had been there.
My opinion is this is a much better book than "The Help" and we all know how highly that book is rated and I honestly believe this book would make a fantastic movie. I have already shared it with 2 friends and they loved it too!
This author MUST write more; she has outstanding talents.
This book showed another view of the slave and plantation days. The two worlds, (black and white) can be blended as the main character tried to do. This is a book I will recommend to my book group. It will be great for discussion.
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