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Trials Of A Southern Tenant Farmer By Samuel Edgar Hartis
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Read the story of a boy growing up in a struggling tenant farming family in the Piedmont of North Carolina around 1900. The young man marries and has children, only to face unexpected challenges... More > well into the 20th Century.< Less
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall By Anne Bronte
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall The classic novel by Anne Bronte A mysterious young widow arrives at Wildfell Hall, an Elizabethan mansion which has been empty for many years, with her young son... More > and servant. She lives there in strict seclusion under the assumed name Helen Graham and very soon finds herself the victim of local slander. Refusing to believe anything scandalous about her, Gilbert Markham, a young farmer, discovers her dark secrets. In her diary, Helen writes about her husband's physical and moral decline through alcohol, and the world of debauchery and cruelty from which she has fled.< Less
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall By Anne Bronte
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall The classic novel by Anne Bronte A mysterious young widow arrives at Wildfell Hall, an Elizabethan mansion which has been empty for many years, with her young son... More > and servant. She lives there in strict seclusion under the assumed name Helen Graham and very soon finds herself the victim of local slander. Refusing to believe anything scandalous about her, Gilbert Markham, a young farmer, discovers her dark secrets. In her diary, Helen writes about her husband's physical and moral decline through alcohol, and the world of debauchery and cruelty from which she has fled.< Less
Houses By Mary Canipe
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This is the story of my parents, my family and all the houses we lived in. My parents were tenant farmers in the late nineteen twenties and early thirties.
Houses By Mary Canipe
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This is the story of my parents, my family and all the houses we lived in. My parents were tenant farmers in the late nineteen twenties and early thirties.
Pine House - The Day Emancipation Dawned By Charles Rodenbough
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PINE HOUSE is a plantation built by Leonard Nicholson a decade before the outbreak of the Civil War. He brings his wife, Martha, against her wishes, into Stokes County, North Carolina and creates a... More > typical slave-based plantation of the upper South. In the war, they lose their only son, and by emancipation, they lose half their wealth in the form of the ownership of their slave labor force. Leonard, who has suppressed his own guilt at depriving other human beings of their freedom as the price of slavery, must now reconstruct his plantation on a new labor base. His former slaves must create a new society and find definition for freedom. The struggle under reconstituted economic and social conditions, is a mutual contest of the former master and slave, who cannot hope to survive without each other. Each element of the struggle evolves out of the capriciousness of birth. Judge Thomas Settle is the moral protagonist who challenges Leonard's conflicted sensitivity.< Less
The Making of William Edwards By Mrs George Linnaeus Banks
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The Making of William Edwards is the story of the trials and tribulations of the youngest son of a Welsh tenant farmer, who rose to become an outstanding builder and architect. Once again Mrs George... More > Linnaeus Banks weaves her web of fiction to bring history to vibrant life. A worthy companion to her other works, which include The Manchester Man and Bond Slaves.< Less
Crude Oil and Kin Folks By Baxter Honeycutt
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The story of a family through four generations in the oil business. From tenant farmers to a world wide exploration and production company. All against the ever changing and evolving earth.
Grave Dancin' By Bob Whetstone
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A tenant farmer moves to town to put his children to work in a cotton mill only to face the economic depression of the 1920's and a murderous gang that threaten starvation.
-1 Only Minus One By Georgia May Ebright
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A father's story told to an estranged son by a tenant farmer he'd never met before. Crippled by an early farm accident in which he lost an arm, Chester Johnson's story recounts the stoic life of... More > disappointment and loneliness of a man who died wealthy but alone.< Less