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The House Girl

By Tara Conklin

A New York Times Bestseller A Barnes & Noble Bestseller A #1 Indie Next Pick 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.

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781410458742


Format: Large Print
Author: Conklin, Tara
Summary: 2004: Lina Sparrow, an artist's daughter, is an ambitious young lawyer working on a historic class-action lawsuit seeking reparations for the descendants of American slaves. 1852: Josephine, a seventeen-year-old slave, tends to the mistress of a Virginia tobacco farm - an aspiring artist named Lu Anne Bell. Lina's search to find a plaintiff for her case will introduce her to Josephine's story. Was she the real talent behind her mistress's now-famous portraits? (Bestseller)
Title: The house girl / Tara Conklin.
Publisher Date: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, 2013.
Subject: Fugitive slaves -- Virginia -- Fiction. Corporate lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction. Large type books
Isbn: 9781410458742 (hardcover) 1410458741 (hardcover)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: LPF Conklin
Oclc: 826860923
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Bib Id: 442659

Format: Large Print
Author: Conklin, Tara.
Summary: 2004: Lina Sparrow, an artist's daughter, is an ambitious young lawyer working on a historic class-action lawsuit seeking reparations for the descendants of American slaves. 1852: Josephine, a seventeen-year-old slave, tends to the mistress of a Virginia tobacco farm - an aspiring artist named Lu Anne Bell. Lina's search to find a plaintiff for her case will introduce her to Josephine's story. Was she the real talent behind her mistress's now-famous portraits? (Bestseller)
Title: The house girl / Tara Conklin.
Edition: Large print edition.
Publisher, Date: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, 2013.
Description: 601 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series: Wheeler Publishing large print hardcover
Series: Wheeler large print hardcover series
Subjects: Fugitive slaves -- Virginia -- Fiction.
Subjects: Corporate lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Subjects: Large type books
LCCN: 2013004457
ISBN: 9781410458742 (hardcover)
ISBN: 1410458741 (hardcover)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: LPF Conklin