The Manor by Mac Griswold
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The Manor Summary
Mac Griswold's The Manor is the biography of a uniquely American place that has endured through wars great and small, through fortunes won and lost, through histories bright and sinisterand of the family that has lived there since its founding as a New England slave plantation three and a half centuries ago.
The Manor Reviews
"Starred Review. The parallel stories of the homeowners and their bondservants interweave to form a moving tale of life in the New World... Griswold brings American history home in this fascinating volume." - Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week
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Mac Griswold is a cultural landscape historian and the author of Washington's Gardens at Mount Vernon and The Golden Age of American Gardens. She has won a Guggenheim Fellowship and has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Travel + Leisure. She lives in Sag Harbor, New York.
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