By Karen Baney
The promise of a brand new existence and an opportunity to begin over…
Hannah Anderson had the existence she constantly sought after, married to the guy of her goals. whilst her husband's brother will get in hassle with the legislation, town turns opposed to them, shattering her excellent lifestyles. Now they're left with just one choice—to head west to the Arizona Territory within the hopes of constructing a brand new lifestyles. Will the adventure be definitely worth the cost?
Will Colter, after burying his father, is pressured to depart the ranch he has referred to as domestic for almost thirty years. the adventure is harmful, hard him and his males. Will he locate the hot lifestyles he hoped for?
Or, is there a brand new dream quietly unfolding ahead of their eyes?
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Contents Title Page Dedication Epigraph Acknowledgments Map of Saint Domingue in the Late Eighteenth Century PREFACE PROLOGUE PART I: BOIS CAYMAN (August 1791) Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 PART II: LEUR CAFÉ AU CARAMEL (August—November 1791) Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 18 Chapter 19 PART III: EXCHANGE OF PRISONERS (November 1791—April 1792) Chapter 20 Chapter 21 Chapter 22 Chapter 23 Chapter 24 Chapter 25 PART IV: ILLUMINATION (August 1792—June 1793) Chapter 26 Chapter 27 Chapter 28 Chapter 29 Chapter 30 Chapter 31 Chapter 32 Chapter 33 Chapter 34 Chapter 35 ENVOI CHRONOLOGY OF HISTORICAL EVENTS ANOTHER DEVIL’S DICTIONARY Also by Madison Smartt Bell: Master of the Crossroads Preview of The Stone That the Builder Refused About the Author Also by Madison Smartt Bell Acclaim for Madison Smartt Bell’s All Souls’ Rising Footnotes Copyright For les Morts et les Mystères, and for all souls bound in living bodies, I have burned this offering Four hundred years… (Four hundred years, four hundred years…) And it’s the same… Same philosophy… BOB MARLEY Acknowledgments This novel was completed with invaluable assistance from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the George A.
After a time he became aware of the shifting of bare feet in the outer room. At the jingle of a little bell he got up and replaced his boots. Four candles in heavy candlesticks were burning on the long table in the main room, and the table was laid with covers of silver and heavy imported faience. Arnaud, standing at the head of the table, indicated to the doctor a place at his right. A slave drew back the chair and then adjusted it once the doctor had seated himself. The slave in the black coat, who seemed to fill some sort of butler’s role, settled Arnaud in the same way, stepped back and waited.
Some mulattoes were enslaved but many were free, and there existed a class of freedmen, or affranchis, who were mostly of mixed race, though some full-blooded blacks were also included. Sixty-four different shades of color were identified (and named) among the mulattoes, and social status depended on the lightness of the shade. Economically, the mulattoes were a powerful group. Many were wealthy and owned land and slaves of their own, and many had been well educated—sometimes in France. But the mulattoes had no political rights whatsoever.