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  • The Blood of Heaven
    Kent Wascom
    Paperback: 06/10/2014
     
    A remarkable portrait of a young man seizing his place in a violent new world, a moving love story, and a ...
  • The Secrets of Mary Bowser
    Lois Leveen
    Paperback: 05/15/2012
     
    With the rich detail of Cold Mountain, the strong female bonds of The Help, and the untold history of The ...
  • The Widow of The South
    Robert Hicks
    Paperback: 09/01/2006
     
    A brilliant debut novel that captures the end of an era, the vast madness of war, and the courage of a ...
  • The Known World
    Edward P. Jones
    Paperback: 05/01/2004
     
    A black farmer, bootmaker and former slave becomes proprietor of his own plantation, as well as of his own ...
  • The Bondwoman's Narrative : A Novel
    Hannah Crafts, Henry Louis Gates
    Paperback: 04/01/2003
     
    Written in the 1850's by a runaway slave (and recently discovered and edited by Professor Gates), this ...
  • Cold Mountain
    Charles Frazier
    Paperback: 08/01/1998
     
    A magnificent love story, Cold Mountain is the tale of a wounded Confederate soldier, Inman, who walks away ...

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