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Lisa Wingate

The Book of Lost Friends

An unforgettable and emotional historical epic about love, loss and family

Quercus

Date de publication : 2020-04-07



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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

'A tale of enduring power' - Paula McLain

From the author of the No.1, two million-copy bestseller Before We Were Yours comes a dramatic story of a family separated, their search for answers, and an epic journey to reunite the missing...

Louisiana, 1875: In the aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest. For heiresses Lavinia and Juneau Jane, the journey is one of inheritance and financial desperation, but for Hannie, torn from her mother and siblings before slavery's end, the pilgrimage westward reignites an agonizing question. Could her long-lost family still be out there?

Louisiana, 1987: First-year teacher Benedetta finds herself with a class of students whose poverty-stricken lives she can scarcely comprehend. But amid the gnarled live oaks and ancient plantation homes lies the century-old history of three young women, a long-ago journey, and a hidden book that could change everything.

A heart-wrenching novel inspired by little-known historical events, based on actual "Lost Friends" advertisements that appeared in Southern newspapers after the Civil War, as freed slaves desperately searched for loved ones, lost to them when their families were sold off.

''Tragic, thought-provoking but ultimately uplifting . . . an enthralling adventure' Lancashire Evening Post
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2020-04-07
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Quercus
EAN papier
9781529408928
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9781529408942

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