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Plantation (Lowcountry Tales (Paperback))Plantation (Lowcountry Tales (Paperback))
Dorothea Benton Frank
Pat Conroy called Dorothea Benton Frank's debut, Sullivan's Island, "hilarious and wise," while Anne Rivers Siddons declared that it "roars with life." Here, Frank evokes a lush plantation in the heart of modern-day South Carolina-where family ties and hidden truths run as deep and dark as the mighty Edisto River. ...
Number of pages: 544 | Publication Date: 2004-03-02 | ISBN-13: 9780425194188

The PlantationThe Plantation
The time was not all magnolia blossoms and crinolines. It was more than romance and splendor. It was debauchery and slavery, gambling tables and dens of iniquity. It was murder and forgiveness. It was all the great contradictions of life in a golden era. ...
Number of pages: 393 | Publication Date: 1977 | ISBN-13: 9780553115369

Old Plantation DaysOld Plantation Days
Nancy Bostick De Saussure
Written in the form of a letter to her granddaughter, the author of this little book describes her plantation childhood, her marriage and parenthood, and her experiences during the Civil War and Reconstruction. In response to what she believed were misconceptions about antebellum Southern slavery, she argues that while some slaveholders were cruel ...
Number of pages: 78 | Publication Date: 2014-10-04 | ISBN-13: 9780692290798

Always & ForeverAlways & Forever
Gretchen Craig
Since they were children running barefoot about Toulouse Plantation, Josie and Cleo have been as close as sisters, forging an unbreakable bond that defies their roles as mistress and slave. Together, the two have shared secrets and protected each other through happiness and heartbreak. They never dream they could also share an intense passion for t ...
Number of pages: 344 | Publication Date: 2014-11-30 | ISBN-13: 9781505300864

Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation 1838-1839Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation 1838-1839
Frances Anne Kemble
The following diary was kept in the winter and spring of 1838-9, on an estate consisting of rice and cotton plantations, in the islands at the entrance of the Altamaha, on the coast of Georgia. The slaves in whom I then had an unfortunate interest were sold some years ago. The islands themselves are at present in the power of the Northern troops. ...
Number of pages: 168 | Publication Date: 2016-02-22 | ISBN-13: 9781530164264

Lost Plantations of the SouthLost Plantations of the South
Marc R. Matrana
The great majority of the South's plantation homes have been destroyed over time, and many have long been forgotten. In Lost Plantations of the South, Marc R. Matrana weaves together photographs, diaries and letters, architectural renderings, and other rare documents to tell the story of sixty of these vanquished estates and the people who once cal ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2009-08-11 | ISBN-13: 9781578069422

This Side of Glory (Plantation Trilogy)This Side of Glory (Plantation Trilogy)
Gwen Bristow
New York Times-bestselling author Gwen Bristow presents a captivating love story that dramatizes the struggle between the ways of the old Louisiana plantation families and those of the new twentieth-century South In 1912, Eleanor Upjohn sits with her father near the work camp, overseeing the construction of a levee on the Mississippi. In a region s ...
Number of pages: 444 | Publication Date: 2014-05-20 | ISBN-13: 9781480485372

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