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Book Discussion: "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

Event Type: *Adult
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 1/17/2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
Description:
 Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the Mississippi and thrown into the care of the infamous Georgia Tann, director of the Tennessee Children's Home Society. South Carolina, Present Day. Avery Stafford has lived a charmed life. Loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, she has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about the woman's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history----Provided by publisher.
Library: Deer Run Branch    Map
Location: DR Meeting Room A
Other Information:
 Please pick up a copy of the book at the reference desk. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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