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Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Robert S Levine
Publisher: North Carolina : University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Dred.
North Carolina : University of North Carolina Press, 2006
(OCoLC)641191922
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Robert S Levine
ISBN: 9780807877296 0807877298 9781469604916 1469604914
OCLC Number: 704712121
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 616 pages)
Contents: Dread; A tale of the great dismal swamp --
I: The mistress of Canema --
Clayton --
The Clayton family and sister Anne --
The Gordon family --
Harry and his wife --
The dilemma --
Consultation --
Old tiff --
The death --
The preparation --
The lovers --
Explanations --
Tom Gordon --
Aunt Nesbit's loss --
Mr. Jekyl's opinions --
Milly's story --
Uncle John --
Dread --
The conspirators --
Summer talk at Canema --
Tiff's preparations --
The worshippers --
The camp-meeting --
II: Life in the swamps --
More summer talk --
Milly's return --
The trial --
Magnolia grove --
The troubadour --
Tiff's garden --
The warning --
The morning star --
The legal decision --
The cloud bursts --
The voice in the wilderness --
The evening star --
The tie breaks --
The purpose --
The new mother --
The flight into Egypt --
The clerical conference --
The result --
The slave's argument --
The desert --
Jegar Sahadutha --
Frank Russel's opinion --
Tom Gordon's plans --
Lynch law --
More violence --
Engedi --
The slave hunt --
"All over" --
The burial --
The escape --
Lynch law again --
Flight --
Clear shining after rain.
Responsibility: Harriet Beecher Stowe ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert S. Levine.

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