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Author Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather)
Title The downstairs girl / Stacey Lee.
Publication Info. New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2019]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Little Whit Young Adult  YA-HS L    IN LIBRARY
Description 374 pages ; 22 cm
Summary 1890, Atlanta. Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night she moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, "Dear Miss Sweetie." When her column becomes wildly popular, she uses the power of the pen to address some of society's ills, but she's not prepared for the backlash that follows when her column challenges fixed ideas about race and gender. A mysterious letter sets Jo off on a search for her own past and the parents who abandoned her as a baby, but her efforts put her in the crosshairs of Atlanta's most notorious criminal. Jo must decide whether she is ready to step into the light. -- adapted from jacket
Subject Advice columns -- Juvenile fiction.
Authorship -- Juvenile fiction.
Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Household employees -- Juvenile fiction.
Wealth -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Young adult fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781524740955 (hardback)
1524740950 (hardback)