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Before We Were Yours - Lisa Wingate
Before We Were Yours
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Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale.Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s... show more
Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale.Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780425284681 (0425284689)
ASIN: 425284689
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
1.0 Before We Were Yours ★☆☆☆☆
First Person Present Tense ought to come with a &!^@* warning label. I’m going to have to start checking the samples on every book I buy now. It’s spreading from YA into general adult fic like a plague of cockroaches that can’t be stamped out. DNF after suffering through the first chapter and real...
JDCMustReadBooks
JDCMustReadBooks rated it
5.0 Before We Were Yours
By: Lisa Wingate ISBN: 9780425284681 Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 6/6/2017 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars +++ Master storyteller, Lisa Wingate returns following her heartwarming Carolina Series The Sea Keeper's Daughters with her best yet, BEFORE WE WERE YOURS Top Books of 201...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.5 Before We Were Yours
The year was 1939 and they were rounding up the unattended children like stray animals, taking them to Mrs. Murphy where she would get them ready. Mrs. Murphy was a part of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage which was ran by Ms. Tamm. They rounded up the five of them promising them that...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 A story that will capture your heart!
Before We Were Yours: A Novel, Lisa Wingate, author, Catherine Taber, narrator Based on a horrific truth in our history, this is a story that vacillates between heartbreaking and hopeful. It begins in 1939 with Rill Foss narrating her family history and ends in the present day with Avery Stafford te...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
** spoiler alert ** Oh, just finished reading this book. The emotions I felt while reading this book and then to find out that while fictional, the adoption director was a real life person and these things did happen to real children. I am blown away that this could happen. Apparently, Mrs. Tann's h...
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