The wedding gift / a novel by Marlen Suyapa Bodden.
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|Garrett PL - Garrett||FIC BOD (Text)||30010170512019||Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781439255834
- Physical Description: xii, 324 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
|Summary, etc.:|| When wealthy plantation owner Cornelius Allen marries off his daughter Clarissa, he presents her with a wedding gift: a young slave woman called Sarah. It just so happens that Sarah is Allen's daughter as well, the product of a long-term sexual relationship with his slave Emmeline. When Clarissa's husband rejects her newborn son as illegitimate and sends Clarissa and Sarah back to the Allens, their return sets in motion a series of events that will destroy the once-powerful family.
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