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Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house  Cover Image Book Book

Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen house

Grissom, Kathleen (author.).

Summary: "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...This...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."--

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476748443 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1476748446 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781476748450 (softcover)
  • ISBN: 1476748454 (softcover)
  • Physical Description: print
    370 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Map on lining papers.
Subject: Fugitive slaves United States Fiction
Underground Railroad Fiction
Plantation life Southern States Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch GRISS K (Text) 33126020522110 Adult Fiction Checked out 02/07/2023
Wm. E. Durr Branch GRISS K (Text) 33126020522102 Adult Fiction Available -

Summary: "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...This...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."--
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