Sapphira and the Slave Girl

Product Number: EB00171859
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307805256
Publisher: Vintage
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In her final novel, Willa Cather departed from her usual Great Plains settings to plumb the turbulent relationships between slaves and their owners in the antebellum South. Sapphira and the Slave Girl is set in Virginia just before the Civil War. Sapphira is a slave owner who feels she has come down in the world and channels her resentments into jealousy of her beautiful mulatto slave, Nancy. Sapphira's daughter Rachel, an abolitionist, opposes her mother's increasingly shocking attempts to persecute Nancy. The struggles of these three strong-willed women provide rich material for Cather's narrative art and psychological insight. BONUS: The edition includes an excerpt from The Selected Letters of Willa Cather.

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Author(s): Willa Cather
Original Publish Date: Aug 24, 2011

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Author(s): Willa Cather
Narrator(s): Bernadette Dunne
Product Number Z100116210
Released: Sep 13, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781524721619

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