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User Review  - Strawberryga - LibraryThing

I loved this story. I found myself not being able to put it down. The story is one of servants before the civil war. There are many sad stories within, each character is seemingly touched by heartache ... Read full review

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User Review  - busyreadin - LibraryThing

A look at the life of an orphaned Irish child taken as an indentured servant in 1790s Virginia. Lavinia doesn't know who she is when brought to the Pyke plantation. Given to the house slaves to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - she_climber - LibraryThing

An amazingly rich and colorful tale set in the late 1800's following the lives of two slaves. One, Belle, the daughter of a slave and her master, the other, Lavinia a young white girl brought to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - janismack - LibraryThing

I found this book interesting. It was a sad story and I have a suspicion that many stories of slavery were similar to this one. It was not a story with a happy ending, many people were hurt and died but well writen none the less. Read full review

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User Review  - Sunflower38 - LibraryThing

I thoroughly enjoyed "The Kitchen House". I listened to the audio version of this book in two days. I found myself at times when not listening wandering what was going on with the characters, Momma ... Read full review

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User Review  - salgalruns - LibraryThing

When I was younger, I used to have these amazing dreams of living on a big plantation and rolling down the green hills. Maybe a little far off of reality, but it has always sparked my interest in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sharn - LibraryThing

heart. breaking. Nearly gave me an ulcer from all my worrying about all the characters. While it was an excellent book, I can honestly say, I'm glad that it's finished. Read full review

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User Review  - janiereader - LibraryThing

I've never heard of this book until some out of town friends I know read it in a book group, so I decided to read it. What a truly terrific read, not sure why I never heard of it before. While ... Read full review

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User Review  - susan.h.schofield - LibraryThing

Loved, loved, loved this book!!! I can't believe I waited so long to read it. It is an amazing story - I could not put it down. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

I thought this was an incredibly well written book abou a subject that has been written about a lot -- slavery. Grissom takes a somewhat different bapproach as her focal character is an Irish child ... Read full review


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