Coverart for item
The Resource The kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom

The kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom

Label
The kitchen house
Title
The kitchen house
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Grissom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Oprhaned aboard a ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and worth with the slaves of the kitchen house. Under the care of Belle, the master's illegitimate daughter, Lavinia becomes deeply bonded to her adopted family, though she is set apart from the by her white skin. Eventually accepted into the world of the big house, where the master is absent and the mistress battles opium addiction, Lavinia straddles two very different world. Then she is forced to make a choice"--P. [4] of cover
Member of
Summary
Relates the story of seven-year-old Lavinia who is orphaned while on a ship from Ireland and ends up working as an indentured servant on a tobacco plantation
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
338816
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grissom, Kathleen
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.R57
LC item number
K58 2013
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Kitchen house
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indentured servants
  • Slaves
  • Plantation life
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide (pages 613-616) and a conversation with the author (pages 617-624)
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
20388834
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
624 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594136443
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)827261130
Label
The kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide (pages 613-616) and a conversation with the author (pages 617-624)
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
20388834
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
624 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594136443
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)827261130

Library Locations

    • Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public LibraryBorrow it
      115 E. Main St., Syracuse, IN, 46567, US
      41.42776 -85.752395

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...