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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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DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it
5.0 Sad and poignant.
My favourite type of novel is one that not only involves me emotionally, but also teaches me something new. This book was a perfect example and fully deserved five stars. As with many books these days, it had a dual time frame, but for once, I enjoyed events taking place in the current era as much a...
Books & Graphics by Sharlene
Books & Graphics by Sharlene rated it
5.0 Before We Were Yours
I really enjoyed this novel based on a the true story of a very tragic occurrence. This was a story I was not familiar with and enjoyed the fact based fiction. I was pulled in from page one and did not want to stop reading. I would recommend to anyone that enjoys a great historical fiction.
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...
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