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The Resource The House Girl

The House Girl

Label
The House Girl
Title
The House Girl
Statement of responsibility
Tara Conklin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The House Girl, the historical fiction debut by Tara Conklin, is an unforgettable story of love, history, and a search for justice, set in modern-day New York and 1852 Virginia.Weaving together the story of an escaped slave in the pre–Civil War South and a determined junior lawyer, The House Girl follows Lina Sparrow as she looks for an appropriate lead plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking compensation for families of slaves. In her research, she learns about Lu Anne Bell, a renowned prewar artist whose famous works might have actually been painted by her slave, Josephine.Featuring two remarkable, unforgettable heroines, Tara Conklin's The House Girl is riveting and powerful, literary fiction at its very best
Summary
A novel of love, family, and justice follows Lina Sparrow, an ambitious first-year associate in a Manhattan law firm, as she searches for the "perfect plaintiff" to lead a historic class-action lawsuit worth trillions of dollars in reparations for descendants of American slaves
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10160685
Cataloging source
DLC
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Conklin, Tara
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The House Girl
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c67f3aa3-2b0e-4104-a575-d4491851544b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062207524
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The House Girl
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c67f3aa3-2b0e-4104-a575-d4491851544b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062207524
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      -33.938111 151.237977
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