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By Robert Hicks

ISBN-10: 0446581674

ISBN-13: 9780446581677

ISBN-10: 0446581763

ISBN-13: 9780446581769

ISBN-10: 1478940573

ISBN-13: 9781478940579

An epic account of 1 striking woman's quest for justice from the New York Times bestselling writer of The Widow of the South and A Separate Country.

In the years following the Civil struggle, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock--the "Widow of the South"--has quietly outfitted a brand new existence for herself as a midwife to the ladies of Franklin, Tennessee. but if her bold, politically minded grown son, Theopolis, is murdered, Mariah--no stranger to loss--finds her international once again breaking up. How may possibly this occur? Who sought after him dead?
Mariah's trip to discover the reality leads her to unforeseen people--including George Tole, a up to date arrival to city, fleeing a tricky prior of his own--and forces her to confront the truths of her personal earlier. Brimming with the shiny prose and old examine that has gained Robert Hicks reputation as a "master storyteller" (San Francisco Chronicle).

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