New PDF release: An Undisturbed Peace: A Novel

By Mary Glickman

Hailed as “the best depiction of the notorious path of Tears,” this unflinching novel sheds gentle on a sad historical past (Pat Conroy).

because the tribes of the South make the grueling trip around the Mississippi River, a trio of disparate characters is united by way of a “far-reaching tale of affection, braveness, and honor” (Booklist).

Greensborough, North Carolina, 1828. Abrahan Bento Sassaporta Naggar has traveled to the USA from the filthy streets of East London looking for a greater existence. yet Abe’s visions of a privileged apprenticeship within the Sassaporta Brothers’ empire are quickly changed with the awful fact of indentured servitude.

a few fifty miles west, darkish Water of the Mountains, the daughter of a robust Cherokee leader, leads a lifetime of irreverent solitude. two decades in the past, she renounced her family’s plans for her to marry a filthy rich white man—a determination that quickly proves fateful.

And in Georgia, a black slave named Jacob has resigned himself to a lifetime of loss and injustice in a Cherokee urban of safe haven for criminals.

From the writer of Marching to Zion and One extra River comes a sweeping novel of yankee heritage. As their tales converge within the shameful machinations of background, 3 outsiders will endure witness to the horrors referred to as Andrew Jackson’s Indian elimination Act—just as in addition they observe the chance for wish. See why Library Journal raves, “This soaking up and shiny portrait of 19th-century the US will allure critical historic fiction fans.”

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