The Resource Before we were yours, Lisa Wingate

Before we were yours, Lisa Wingate

Label
Before we were yours
Title
Before we were yours
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Wingate
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born into a world of wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all. A loving daughter to her father, a US senator, with her own ambitious career as a lawyer and a handsome fiancé waiting for her in Baltimore, she has lived a charmed life. But when Avery returns to Aiken to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with May Crandall, an elderly woman she's never met before, leaves Avery deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about May's life will take her on a journey through a hidden history of stolen children and illegal adoption. A journey that will reveal a secret that could lead to devastation...or redemption
Summary
A tale inspired by firsthand accounts about the notoriously corrupt Tennessee Children's Home Society follows the efforts of a Baltimore assistant D.A. to uncover her parents' fateful secrets in the wake of a political attack and a chance encounter with a stranger
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2017
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560371
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wingate, Lisa
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life change events
  • Adoption
  • Kidnapping
  • Secrecy
  • Families
  • Orphanages
Target audience
adult
Label
Before we were yours, Lisa Wingate
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice..."--Back cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059640619
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Australian paperback edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781489233271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)974430572
Label
Before we were yours, Lisa Wingate
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice..."--Back cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059640619
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Australian paperback edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781489233271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)974430572

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