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Before we were yours : a novel

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New York : Ballantine Books, [2017]  |   First edition. |   342 pages  |   0425284689  |   9780425284681

Born into a world of wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all. A loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, with her own ambitious career as a lawyer and a handsome fiancé waiting for her in Baltimore, she has lived a charmed life. But when Avery returns to Aiken to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with May Bonher, an elderly woman she's never met before, leaves Avery deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about May's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history, illuminating the heart of Avery's story. Based on the true story of a system of orphanages that was ultimately deemed responsible for the kidnapping and selling of thousands of children in illegal adoptions, in this story Wingate has created a riveting, heart-wrenching read.

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Centennial FIC WINGA 2017 Adult Fiction Section Checked out 01/02/2019

4 current holds with 6 total copies.


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Life change events
United States


Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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