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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  - streamsong - LibraryThing

In the late 1700's an Irish girl, seven year old Lavinia, is orphaned when both parents die on the voyage to America. She is sold to a plantation owner to work as an indentured servant. There she is ... 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  - gaeta1 - LibraryThing

If I want to read Frank Yerby, I'll read Frank Yerby. Read full review

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User Review  - Lorii - LibraryThing

This surely tears into your emotions. 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

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User Review  - nimgirl - LibraryThing

Told from the perspective of a white and a black slave. Details the slavery, violence and lack of women's rights. Read full review

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User Review  - Alphawoman - LibraryThing

It's few and far between when I find a book I can not put 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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