By Stephen Wright
EPUB eISBN: 9780307386595
Original book: 2006
Electronic e-book: 2007
Born in 1844 in bucolic upstate long island, Liberty Fish is the son of fervent abolitionists in addition to the grandson of Carolina slaveholders much more devoted to their reason. hence follows a youth limned with fugitive slaves relocating via hidden passageways in the home, and the inevitable misery that befalls his mom every time letters arrive from her mom and dad. In hopes of reconciling the familial disunion, Liberty escapes--first into the cauldron of battle after which right into a bedlam extra annoying nonetheless. In a colourful exhibit of literary fulfillment, Stephen Wright brings us a Civil struggle novel not like any other.
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About the Author-
Stephen Wright was once knowledgeable on the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has taught at Princeton college, Brown college, and the hot tuition. He lives in long island urban. The Amalgamation Polka is his fourth novel.
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