Deep Summer (Plantation Trilogy #1)

Deep Summer (Plantation Trilogy #1)
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Pages: 
332
Published: 
December 1947 by Pocket Books (Mm)
Rating: 
3.88

Not long before the American Revolution, Judith Sheramy, a Puritan girl from New England, rode a flatboat down the Mississippi River with her family. On the river she met an adventurer, Philip Larne -- cavalier and slave smuggler.

The story of Judith and Philip is one of struggle - the passionate struggle of their stormy marriage, their struggle from jungle cabin to plantation mansion, and the struggle or revolution. Two abiding passions held them together - their love and their dream of an empire in the Louisiana jungle. When their triumph came it was bitter, menaced always by the hatred of both whites and blacks.

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Mozart's Last Aria

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The House I Loved

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