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Set In The Decades Preceding The Civil War, This Third Volume Of The Beulah Quintet Mary Lee Settle S Unforgettable Generational Saga About The Roots Of American Culture, Class, And Identity And The Meaning Of Freedom Tells The Tragic Tale Of Peregrine Catlett And His Second Son, Johnny The Year Brings A Host Of Perils To The Verdant Virginia Valley Where Peregrine, A Third Generation American, Is The Owner Of Beulah Amid Financial Panic, Debate Over The Abolition Of Slavery, And Mounting Tension Between North And South, Peregrine Considers Freeing His Slaves But Believes That, With His Children Scattered, His Only Hope Of Retaining His Livelihood Rests On The Use Of Slave Labor Tied To The Land By A Special Bond, Johnny Returns To His Father S Farm But Stays Only Until The Outbreak Of Hostilities As A Confederate Soldier, Johnny Is Aware Of The Tragedy To Come But Family Ties Outweigh Convictions, And He Ends Up Fighting In The War With Disastrous Results

10 thoughts on “Know Nothing

  1. says:

    This book has some very powerful scenes, particularly those that involve poor relations whose self assertion makes their conflicts within the story bar far the most interesting Settle never romanticizes or oversimplifies She respects history, reality, and the reader too much to do that.

  2. says:

    Beautifully written novel placed prior to the Civil War in Virginia Ms Settle is an amazing writer.