Before We Were Yours: A Novel

By: Wingate, Lisa

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Signed by author on second endpaper without inscription. First Edition with full number line. Signed Copy sticker on the front cover. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Memphis, 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. At the mercy of the facility's cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.

Title: Before We Were Yours: A Novel

Author Name: Wingate, Lisa

Categories: Historical Fiction, Signed, Limited Editions, First Editions,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2017-06-06

ISBN: 0425284689

ISBN 13: 9780425284681

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1758

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