But when her mom gets sick, Nina puts everything on the line to help her, even if it means running her most audacious, dangerous scam yet. Amanda Troop, Hannie was separated from her mother and siblings before slavery ended, and in 1987 Benedetta comes into contact with present Gossett family members. Don't miss this remarkable audiobook. A skilled performer has the ability to take the written word to new heights, infusing an author’s work with empathy, warmth, and excitement. The cell phone service may be spotty and the waves may be rough, but every detail has been expertly planned and will be expertly executed. She weaves the lives of people together with her amazing storytelling capability. She runs a bookstore. Just click X above. Cancel anytime. Beyond the swamps lie the limitless frontiers of Texas and, improbably, hope. This book missed the mark! Julia Whelan, As she pursues her dream of an independent life, she is startled one day when she is confronted by her husband. Podcast Check out our Behind the Mic podcast. Fiction, business and bios – we’ve got them all in our library of more than 200,000 audiobooks.Browse around, check out our recommendations and take a look at what other people are listening to. One credit a month to pick any title from our entire premium selection to keep (you’ll use your first credit now). 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. Growing up in New York City in the 1910s, Luella and Effie Tildon realize that even as wealthy young women, their freedoms come with limits. Just like this author’s other books that I have read, this book kept me engaged from start to finish. By: Had a hard time putting it down- wanted to not stop once since started!! Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2020], CD ISBN 9780593213254 $45.00 In a story spanning generations, Bahni Turpin and Sophie Amoss deliver mesmerizing performances. Very well written as always. Thank you Lisa Wingate for bringing the Lost Friends to life for me. I admit I am a fan of this author, so when I noticed in my Costco magazine that she had a new book out, I quickly looked it up on my Kindle and here I am, finished with it. Great readers for the audio version! From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a new novel inspired by historical events: 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. When that dream crashed, she turned to stealing from rich kids in LA alongside her wily Irish boyfriend, Lachlan. The Book of Lost Friends A Novel (Audiobook CD) : Wingate, Lisa : 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. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. Jot Davies, Please try again. “The Book of Lost Friends” is the dramatic and hopeful story of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives. New York Times best seller • From the best-selling author of Before We Were Yours comes a new historical novel: the dramatic story of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post-Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives.

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