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Before We Were Yours (Quercus Publishing Plc)

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Artikelnummer: 9781787473102

A heartbreaking story of love and loss, based on a true story Memphis, Tennessee, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge, until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents - but they quickly realize the dark truth&hellip Aiken, South Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: A successful career, a handsome fiance, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family's long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption &ldquo It is impossible not to get swept up in this near-perfect novel' Huffington Post Based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals, in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country, Before We Were Yours@19@ is a riveting, wrenching and ultimately uplifting global bestseller. &bdquo A tale of enduring power&ldquo Paula McLain

Person Lisa Wingate
Genre Fremdsprachig
Einband Taschenbuch
ISBN 978-1-78747-310-2
Abmessungen (B/H/T) 195x126x35mm
Gewicht 336 g