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Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house / Kathleen Grissom.

Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house

Grissom, Kathleen, author. (Author).

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Current holds

    2 current holds with 8 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Madison Square Fiction Grissom (Text) 31307021919818 Fiction Available -
Main Fiction Grissom (Text) 31307021919842 Fiction Checked out 08/05/2019
Main Fiction Grissom (Text) 31307023094628 Fiction Available -
Ottawa Hills Fiction Grissom (Text) 31307021919875 Fiction Available -
Seymour Fiction Grissom (Text) 31307021919834 Fiction Available -
Van Belkum Fiction Grissom (Text) 31307021919800 Fiction Available -
West Leonard Fiction Grissom (Text) 31307021919826 Fiction Available -
Westside Fiction Grissom (Text) 31307021919867 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476748443
  • Physical Description: 370 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon Schuster, 2016.

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Map on lining paper.
Summary, etc.:
The author of the New York Times bestseller and beloved book club favorite The Kitchen House continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of both a slave and master of Tall Oakes, whose deadly secret compels him to take a treacherous journey through the Underground Railroad. Published in 2010, The Kitchen House became a grassroots bestseller. Fans connected so deeply to the book's characters that the author, Kathleen Grissom, found herself being asked over and over what happens next? The wait is finally over. This new, stand-alone novel opens in 1830, and Jamie, who fled from the Virginian plantation he once called home, is passing in Philadelphia society as a wealthy white silversmith. After many years of striving, Jamie has achieved acclaim and security, only to discover that his aristocratic lover Caroline is pregnant. Before he can reveal his real identity to her, he learns that his beloved servant Pan has been captured and sold into slavery in the South. Pan's father, to whom Jamie owes a great debt,pleads for Jamie's help, and Jamie agrees, knowing the journey will take him perilously close to Tall Oakes and the ruthless slave hunter who is still searching for him. Meanwhile, Caroline's father learns and exposes Jamie's secret, and Jamie loses his home, his business, and finally Caroline. Heartbroken and with nothing to lose, Jamie embarks on a trip to a North Carolina plantation where Pan is being held with a former Tall Oakes slave named Sukey, who is intent on getting Pan to the Underground Railroad. Soon the three of them are running through the Great Dismal Swamp, the notoriously deadly hiding place for escaped slaves. Though they have help from those in the Underground Railroad, not all of them will make it out alive-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Fugitive slaves > United States > Fiction.
Underground Railroad > Fiction.
Plantation life > Southern States > Fiction.
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