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User Review  - BethanyMoore - LibraryThing

This book reeled me in, tore out my heart, and threw it in a ditch somewhere. SO emotional, so heart wrenching! At times, I was so frustrated that I yelled at the pages. Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

Audiobook narrated by Orlagh Cassidy and Bahni Turpin Lavinia, her brother and parents emigrated from Ireland with hopes of a better life in America. But her parents die aboard ship, still owing the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nina_N - LibraryThing

This book is at the least worthy of 4 stars, but no indications for such a rating. It may have started out a tad slow (for me). But as I continued reading about its characters and scenes, they all ... 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  - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing

My take: 3 looks ***SPOILERS*** Nice historical fiction book. Spanning about 15 years, this tells the story from two perspectives: Lavinia, a white orphan from Ireland and Belle, a black slave who is ... 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  - etxgardener - LibraryThing

Oh dear. Haven't we all read this story before? Poor, orphaned indentured servant in the late 18th Century is taken in as family by the black house servants. In the "big house" there is the kindly ... Read full review

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User Review  - yvonne.sevignykaiser - LibraryThing

I was so hoping this was the book that reflected on Irish indentured servants (slavery) and told that story. Read full review

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User Review  - Susan H. - Overstock.com

Great book really enjoyed it . Read full review

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User Review  - akaelsa1 - Overstock.com

This book was not only a very good read but so informative about a time period of life that we will never experience. Read full review


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