The Kitchen House Summary
Kathleen Grissom

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The Kitchen House Summary

The Kitchen House was written by Kathleen Grissom. The novel is an interesting look at the history of slavery, the role of the indentured servant, and the helplessness of the ladies of the time period.

Lavinia McCarten is only six when her parents die on board a ship bound for America from Ireland. To pay their passage, Lavinia and her brother are placed separately as indentured servants. After arriving in America...

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