Cather, Willa Sapphira and the Slave Girl

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl

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Physical description: viii, 295, [1] 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)

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*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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