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- DescriptionHailed as the finest depiction of the infamous Trail of Tears, this unflinching vel sheds light on a tragic history (Pat Conroy). As the tribes of the South make the grueling journey across the Mississippi River, a trio of disparate characters is united by a far-reaching story of love, courage, and hor (Booklist). Greensborough, North Carolina, 1828. Abrahan Bento Sassaporta Naggar has traveled to America from the filthy streets of East London in search of a better life. But Abe s visions of a privileged apprenticeship in the Sassaporta Brothers empire are soon replaced with the grim reality of indentured servitude. Some fifty miles west, Dark Water of the Mountains, the daughter of a powerful Cherokee chief, leads a life of irreverent solitude. Twenty years ago, she reunced her family s plans for her to marry a wealthy white man a decision that soon proves fateful. And in Georgia, a black slave named Jacob has resigned himself to a life of loss and injustice in a Cherokee city of refuge for criminals. From the author of Marching to Zion and One More River comes a sweeping vel of American history. As their stories converge in the shameful machinations of history, three outsiders will bear witness to the horrors kwn as Andrew Jackson s Indian Removal Act just as they also discover the possibility for hope. See why Library Journal raves, This absorbing and vivid portrait of 19th-century America will attract serious historical fiction fans.
- Author BiographyBorn on the South Shore of Boston, Massachusetts, Mary Glickman studied at the Universite de Lyon and Boston University. While she was raised in a strict Irish-Polish Catholic family, from an early age Glickman felt an affinity toward Judaism and converted to the faith in her late twenties. She now lives in Seabrook Island, South Carolina, with her husband, Stephen. Glickman is the author of Home in the Morning; One More River, a National Jewish Book Award Finalist in Fiction; and Marching to Zion. An Undisturbed Peace is her fourth novel.
- Author(s)Mary Glickman
- PublisherOpen Road Media
- Date of Publication02/02/2016
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOpen Road Media
- Weight408 g
- Width132 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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