Song of Slaves in the Desert
A Novel of Slavery and the Southern WildBook - 2011
Sent by his father to observe and evaluate his uncle's South Carolina rice plantation, New York Jew Nathaniel Pereira is horrified by his first brush with the brutal realities of slavery, especially the irony of how a people who themselves lived in bondage for so long could now own slaves. His moral dilemma becomes even more complex after he becomes captivated by Liza, a beautiful slave who harbors a shattering secret.
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Landmark, c2011
Characteristics: 500 p. ; 23 cm