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The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt

A Novel

by Andrea Bobotis

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The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis
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    Jul 2019, 320 pages
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    Jul 2019, 320 pages

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In this enthralling debut novel, a woman reckons with her turbulent childhood in the Jim Crow South as she takes inventory of the family estate.

Of the 20 members who reviewed Andrea Bobotis' The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt for BookBrowse's First Impressions Program, 19 gave it a 4+ rating, for an overall average of 4.4 out of 5.

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May 1989: Miss Judith Kratt of Bound, South Carolina, begins an inventory of possessions on the old Kratt estate. At 75 years, it is time for Judith to review, reassess and reassign. And, we are privileged to overhear memories (Bev C). This story starts simply, relating Judith's life presently when she is in her 70s. Then it reverts to her life as a 15 year old. The story continues as it weaves back and forth between these 2 time periods, and unravels the family secrets related to one critical day (Donna W). We are told of the rise and fall from prominence of the Kratt family. There is love, loss, racial tension, jealousy and revenge. While the Kratts are well known, they are not ...

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