The Gospel truth
12,95 $

The gospel truth

CAROLINE PIGNAT
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The Gospel truth

CAROLINE PIGNAT

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Résumé
Award-winning author Caroline Pignat's new historical novel recreates the world of a Virginia tobacco plantation in 1858. Through the different points of view of slaves, their masters and a visiting bird-watcher the world of the plantation comes to live in this verse novel. Phoebe belongs to Master Duncan and works in the plantation kitchen. She sees how the other slaves are treated - the beatings and whippings, the disappearances. She hasn't seen her mother since Master Duncan sold her ten years ago. But Phoebe is trying to learn words and how to read and when she is asked to show the master's Canadian visitor, Doctor Bergman, where he can find warblers and chickadees she starts to see things differently. And Doctor Bergman has more in mind that just drawing the local birds. Phoebe's friend Shad works on the plantation as well - but mostly he worries about his brother Will. His brother is the last member of his family and he is determined to escape from the master and the tobacco plantation. He has already been caught and beaten more than once. And the stories about life in Canada can't be true, can they? How does a man survive without the master there taking care of everything?
Détails
Titre
The Gospel truth
Éditeur
Prix
12,95 $
Collection
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Anglais/English
Nombre de pages
630
Date de publication
2016-10-01
Dimensions
18 x 13 cm
ISBN
9780889954939
Code Interne
2085172
Numéro de produit
11404727

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