Before we were yours by lisa wingate is a heartbreaking interesting and a powerful historical fiction novel that was enlightening to read this story was inspired by actual true life events about the tennessee childrens home society that was based in memphis and the director georgia tann. Before we were yours by lisa wingate is such a book its a great book club read one of those books that teaches you something gives you lots to discuss and even more to think about . Before we were yours by lisa wingate two families generations apart are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel inspired by a true story for readers of orphan train and the nightingale. Before we were yours is divided between two primary narratives the first begins in memphis tennessee in 1939 the first begins in memphis tennessee in 1939 twelve year old rill foss lives on a shanty boat on the mississippi river with her parents queenie and briny as well as her three younger sisters and a younger brother. Before we were yours lisa wingate 2017 random house 352 pp isbn 13 9780425284681 summary memphis 1939 twelve year old rill foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their familys mississippi river shantyboat
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