The Resource Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom

Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom

Label
Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house
Title
Glory over everything
Title remainder
beyond the Kitchen house
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Grissom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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Grissom, Kathleen
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.R57
LC item number
G58 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Underground Railroad
  • Plantation life
Label
Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky279165042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9781476748450
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2016000133
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
kp 03/16 ; ak 04/16
Other physical details
maps
Label
Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house, Kathleen Grissom
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky279165042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9781476748450
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2016000133
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
kp 03/16 ; ak 04/16
Other physical details
maps

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