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The Kitchen House

Kathleen Grissom

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The Kitchen House, Kathleen Grissom’s debut novel, is a coming-of-age story about Lavinia, an Irish immigrant who grows up at Tall Oaks, a tobacco plantation in antebellum Virginia.

When Lavinia’s parents, who owe passage to Captain James Pyke, die en route to America, Lavinia is taken in by the captain and his family...

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PREVIEW

The Kitchen House, Kathleen Grissom’s debut novel, is a coming-of-age story about Lavinia, an Irish immigrant who grows up at Tall Oaks, a tobacco plantation in antebellum Virginia.

When Lavinia’s parents, who owe passage to Captain James Pyke, die en route to America, Lavinia is taken in by the captain and his family...

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