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The book of lost friends / Lisa Wingate.

Wingate, Lisa, (author,, narrator.). Turpin, Bahni, (narrator.). Hoffman, Dominic, (narratror.). Flanagan, Lisa, (narrator.). Amoss, Sophie, (narrator.). Miles, Robin, (narrator.). Jones, Sullivan (Narrator), (narrator.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

6 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cormorant LINK Site CD TALKING BOOK WIN (Text) 33500013263629 Main Checked out 11/12/2020
Hendrum LINK Site CD TALKING BOOK WIN (Text) 33500013263637 Main Checked out 11/03/2020
Hallock Public Library BOOK-ON-CD WIN (Text) 35500006340291 Main On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593213254
  • ISBN: 0593213254
  • Physical Description: 12 sound discs (15 hr., 6 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House, Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Sophie Amoss and Bahni Turpin ; with Lisa Flanagan, Dominic Hoffman, Sullivan Jones, Robin Miles, and Lisa Wingate.
Summary, etc.:
A dramatic story of three young women on a journey in search of family amidst the destruction of the post-Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who rediscovers their story and its vital connection to her own students' lives. In her distinctive voice, Lisa Wingate brings to life startling stories from actual 'Lost Friends' advertisements that appeared in Southern newspapers after the Civil War, as freed slaves desperately searched for loved ones who had been sold off. Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest: Lavinia, the pampered heir to a now-destitute plantation; Juneau Jane, her illegitimate free-born Creole half-sister; and Hannie, Lavinia's former slave. Each carries private wounds and powerful secrets as they head for Texas, following dangerous roads rife with ruthless vigilantes and soldiers still fighting a war lost a decade before.
System Details Note:
Compact discs.
Author Notes

Lisa Wingate is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Before We Were Yours. She is the author of over thirty novels and a nonfiction book, Before and After, co-authored with Judy Christie. Her award-winning works have been selected for state and community One Book reads throughout the country, have been published in more than forty languages, and have appeared on bestseller lists worldwide. She lives with her husband in North Texas.

Subject: Historical.
Young women > Fiction.
Women teachers > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Louisiana > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.
Audiobooks.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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