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Physical description: viii, 295,  p ; 20 cm. Summary: Sapphira presides over her Back Creek Valley property with disciplined resolution. In 1865, she is one of the few Virginians who still has slaves; something her husband finds increasingly difficult to countenance. Sapphira's horrific power is unleashed when she hears her husband linked to her maid. Subject: Slavery ; Southern States ; History ; Fiction. Slavery - African American families - Virginia - History - 1775-1865 - Fiction. Genre: Fiction. Historical fiction. Novel.
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She is undoubtedly one of the century's greatest American writers (OBSERVER)
Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic (Helen Dunmore)
This, her last novel, is a stirring and beautifully executed depiction of a society that has vanished forever (Belfast TELEGRAPH)
*By a Pulitzer Prize winner
*Sapphira... is a stirring and beautiful description of the Old South which looks at the relationships btwn Anglo-American & African-American women, mothers and daughters
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Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # E-0394443713
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0394443713