Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war / Donald McCaig.
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- ISBN: 039304629X
- ISBN: 9780393046298
- Physical Description: 525 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1998.
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|Summary, etc.:|| A novel of the Civil War in which a young Southerner impregnates a black slave. The family quickly sells her, a white cotton trader marries and passes her off as white. But the girl was already married and her black husband runs away to join the Northern army in a bid to reclaim her.
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