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User Review  - ShouldIReadIt - LibraryThing

This story of an indentured Irish servant raised among slaves in late eighteenth century Virginia is historically based and, at times, strongly emotional. Slave life on a tobacco plantation during ... Read full review

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User Review  - beckyhaase - LibraryThing

THE KITCHEN HOUSE by Kathleen Grissom In an interesting twist on the pre-Civil War story of slavery, Grissom presents us with an Irish child orphaned on the ocean crossing and delivered into the life ... Read full review

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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  - Smcgovern - LibraryThing

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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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