Masterful Pulitzer-prize winning literary epic about slavery, plantation life and our relationship to both, in the past and the present. Henry Townsend, a black farmer, boot maker, and former slave becomes proprietor of his own plantation -- as well as his own slaves. When he dies, his widow, Caldonia, succumbs to profound grief, and things begin to fall apart: slaves take to escaping under the cover of night, and families who had once found love beneath the weight of slavery begin to betray one another. Beyond the ...

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