Bestselling novel ‘Before We Were Yours’ at Iranian bookstores
Publish Date : Friday 27 September 2019 - 18:20
IBNA- The novel by ‘Before We Were Yours’ a bestselling of 2017 by American author Lisa Wingate has been translated into Persian and released.
According to IBNA correspondent, this book by Lisa Wingate- a former journalist and the bestselling author of more than thirty books- which is based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals has been translated into Persian by Shirin Ahmadi and released by Elmi Publishing in 558 pages.
The synopsis of ‘Before We Were Yours’
reads: “Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force.
Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth. At the mercy of the facility’s cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.
Aiken, South Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor, a handsome fiancé, and a lavish wedding on the horizon.
But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family’s long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption.