Before we were yours : a novel
Wingate, Lisa author.

Before we were yours : a novel

Wingate, Lisa author.


Physical Description
342 pages ; 24 cm

"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.

Subject Term
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Orphanages -- Fiction.

Historical fiction. gsafd


Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York : Ballantine Books, [2017]

Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryAvailability
BookWING32530608452023Main JCPLDue 10/19/22
BookWING32530609670003Wilmore JCPL+Adult Fiction Area