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User Review  - Pmaurer - LibraryThing

Interesting story of slavery as viewed through an Irish girl's eyes. She is raised in the slave quarters, but eventually is married to the son of the plantation owner. My interest was maintained throughout the entire tale, despite not liking what was happening to the main character. Read full review

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User Review  - nyiper - LibraryThing

The audio for this was just plain wonderful! Two readers absolutely captured the characters and the flow of the book is incredible---portraying lots of high drama of life in this time period. A brief ... 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  - JReynolds1959 - LibraryThing

The year is 1791. A young, red-haired, white Irish girl who has become indentured to James Pyke. She has been brought to a plantation called Twin Oaks, in Virginia, and is handed to Belle and Mama Mae ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maydacat - LibraryThing

This novel had good potential with its setting and storyline, but somehow, falls short of being a really great novel. The beginning narrative that sets up the plot is quite good, but before long, the ... 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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User Review  - varwenea - LibraryThing

Started at a gripping 5 star, plummeted down to 3 stars in the middle, and finished at a solid 4 star. Phew, what a ride. Lavinia and Belle narrates this tale that spanned 19 years covering 3 ... Read full review

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User Review  - LadyLiz - LibraryThing

It's been a while since I became so emotionally involved in a book that I stayed up to finish it. This wasn't one of those stories where it would be nice to keep going; I was compelled to finish it ... Read full review

The Kitchen House

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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User Review  - ashlou6225 - LibraryThing

I started reading this book 3 times before I actually sat down to read it. Once I got into it, I couldnt put it down! Read full review


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