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The book of lost friends [sound recording] : a novel / Lisa Wingate.

Wingate, Lisa, (author,, narrator.). Turpin, Bahni, (narrator.). Hoffman, Dominic, (narrator.). Flanagan, Lisa, (narrator.). Amoss, Sophie, (narrator.). Miles, Robin, (narrator.). Jones, Sullivan (Narrator), (narrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Harnett County Library System.


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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593213254
  • ISBN: 0593213254
  • Physical Description: 12 audio discs (approximately 15 hours) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Random House LLC, 2020.

Content descriptions

Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Sophie Amoss and Bahni Turpin, with Lisa Flanagan, Dominic Hoffman, Sullivan Jones, Robin Miles, and Lisa Wingate.
Summary, etc.:
A dramatic story of three young women on a journey in search of family amidst the destruction of the post-Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who rediscovers their story and its vital connection to her own students' lives. In her distinctive voice, Lisa Wingate brings to life startling stories from actual 'Lost Friends' advertisements that appeared in Southern newspapers after the Civil War, as freed slaves desperately searched for loved ones who had been sold off. Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest: Lavinia, the pampered heir to a now-destitute plantation; Juneau Jane, her illegitimate free-born Creole half-sister; and Hannie, Lavinia's former slave. Each carries private wounds and powerful secrets as they head for Texas, following dangerous roads rife with ruthless vigilantes and soldiers still fighting a war lost a decade before.
System Details Note:
Compact discs.
Subject: Young women > Fiction.
Women teachers > Fiction.
Heiresses > Fiction.
Women teachers > Fiction.
Teachers > Fiction.
Books > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Louisiana > Fiction.
Texas > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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