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"Story of Vyry; the child of a white plantation owner and his black mistress, a southern Civil War heroine to rival Scarlett O'Hara. Vyry bears witness to the South's antebellum opulence and to its brutality, its wartime ruin, and the promises of Reconstruction."--Back cover.
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin, 1999
Edition: First Mariner Books edition
Copyright Date: ©1966
ISBN: 9780395924952
Branch Call Number: FIC WALKER 1999
Characteristics: xiii, 497 pages ; 21 cm


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The life story of Vyry, the daughter of a white plantation owner and his slave. Vyry experiences the tumultuous years from the antebellum period through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also available in ebook and downloadable audiobook formats.

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