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User Review  - BEGivens - LibraryThing

3.5 stars, rounding up I would highly recommend this book. The author really makes the characters come alive. It got to the point where I referred to my reading time before bed as my time with Lavinia ... Read full review

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User Review  - lit_chick - LibraryThing

2010, Blackstone Audiobooks, Read by Orlagh Cassidy and Bahni Turpin In late eighteenth century Virginia, Tall Oaks, the tobacco plantation of Captain James Pyke is thriving. It is to this “home ... Read full review

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User Review  - John_Warner - LibraryThing

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom Rating: ★★★★ In the late 18th century, while on the Atlantic Ocean, a young Irish girl's parents die. The ship's captain returns to his Virginia tobacco ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karin7 - LibraryThing

Six year old Lavinia, orphaned while crossing the Atlantic from Ireland to the US in the late eighteenth century, is taken as an indentured servant/slave by the ship's captain since her parents had ... Read full review

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User Review  - julie10reads - LibraryThing

Set in antebellum Virginia, THE KITCHEN HOUSE records decades in the troubled life of Tall Oaks tobacco plantation as seen through the eyes of the (mostly female) staff of the kitchen house. Author ... Read full review

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

The Kitchen House takes place on a Virginia tobacco plantation from 1791 through 1810 and is told from the alternating points of view of Lavinia and Belle. Lavinia is an orphaned indentured servant ... Read full review

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User Review  - BetsyKipnis - LibraryThing

The Antebellum South. Wide open houses, verandas, smokehouses, creeks, slaves, lynchings, laudnam, and loveless marriages. This list covers everything except the complex relationships between ... Read full review

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User Review  - MaureenCean - LibraryThing

I am so upset, my review just disappeared. Ugh. This will be much shorter! I enjoyed the writing and the alternating voices of Belle and Lavinia. It was sad to think that while race equality has come ... Read full review

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Tandra maddox
What a great book.

I really enjoyed this book

User Review  - whatonearthfor - Overstock.com

It had a lot of twists and turns in it and was so touching. Read full review


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