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Author: Valerie Martin
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The tragedies and emotional repercussions of slavery in the antebellum South are seen through the eyes of slave owner Manon Gaudet, who marries the owner of a sugar plantation, only to see her own slave, Sarah, become her husband's mistress.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martin, Valerie, 1948-
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New York : Nan A. Talese, 2003
(OCoLC)606938720
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Martin
ISBN: 038550408X 9780385504089
OCLC Number: 49576479
Awards: Orange Prize for Fiction, 2003.
Description: 196 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Valerie Martin.
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From the acclaimed author of "Mary Reilly" comes a groundbreaking novel set in the antebellum South during a slave rebellion, told by Manon Gaudet, a female slave owner who speaks about her past, her  Read more...

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"I made the "mistake" of glancing at the opening page and was instantly hijacked into the text. This fresh, unsentimental look at what slaveowning does to (and for) one's interior life must be a Read more...

 
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