Sister of Mine

  • by Sabra Waldfogel
  • Narrated by Bahni Turpin
  • 17 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Winner, 2017 APA Audie Awards - Fiction
When two Union soldiers stumble onto a plantation in northern Georgia on a warm May day in 1864, the last thing they expect is to see the Union flag flying high - or to be greeted by a group of freed slaves and their Jewish mistress. Little do they know that this place has an unusual history.
Twelve years prior, Adelaide Mannheim - daughter of Mordecai, the only Jewish planter in the county - was given her own maid, a young slave named Rachel. The two became friends, and soon they discovered a secret: Mordecai was Rachel's father, too.
As the country moved toward war, Adelaide and Rachel struggled to navigate their newfound sisterhood - from love and resentment to betrayal and, ultimately, forgiveness.
Now, facing these Union soldiers as General Sherman advances nearer, their bond is put to the ultimate test. Will the plantation be spared? Or will everything they've lived for be lost?

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Stunning

What a fantastic book, beautifully read, it will be top of my list for best reads (listens) of this year, I'm so glad I picked it.
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- Stephanie

A great book!

From beginning to end, I was twined up in the story. I had never read about Jews owning slaves and this book encouraged me to find out more.

I would recommend this book to anyone interested in this genre.
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- Lexas

Book Details

  • Release Date: 24-05-2016
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio