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Target Club Pick Nov 2013: The House Girl (Paperback) by Tara Conklin

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The House Girl, the historical fiction debut by Tara Conklin, is an unforgettable story of love, history, and a search for justice, set in modern-day New York and 1852 Virginia.

Weaving together the story of an escaped slave in the pre?Civil War South and a determined junior lawyer, The House Girl follows Lina Sparrow as she looks for an appropriate lead plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking compensation for families of slaves. In her research, she learns about Lu Anne Bell, a renowned prewar artist whose famous works might have actually been painted by her slave, Josephine.

Featuring two remarkable, unforgettable heroines, Tara Conklin's The House Girl is riveting and powerful, literary fiction at its very best.

Number of Pages: 372
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Sub-Genre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Literary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
Featured book lists: Target Club Picks
Language: English
Street Date: November 5, 2013
TCIN: 14663309
UPC: 490590443538
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-4353
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MSRPwas $14.99
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CRF 11 months ago
An engrossing read of the journeys taken by two completely different & interesting women in different time periods. Book flows well, hard to put down so carve out some time.
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