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Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war / Donald McCaig.

McCaig, Donald (Author).
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  • 78 copies available at PINES (Show copies)
  • 6 copies available at Athens Regional Library System (Show copies)
  • 1 copy available at Athens-Clarke County Library

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Item details

  • 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.
Subject: Gatewood family > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Virginia > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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