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Power in the Blood: An Odyssey of Discovery in the American South

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Power in the Blood: An Odyssey of Discovery in the American South - Mays, John Bentley
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John Bentley Mays left the American South because, like many members of his generation, he believed a larger, more interesting life awaited him beyond his ancestral land . . . Decades later the death of Mays's aunt Vandalia summoned him back to Louisiana. He began to explore the secrets of Vandalia's house and his own past, and experienced a reawakening of feelings about his heritage--and the stereotypes and contradictions that exist in today's South. Moving through the Virginia tidewater forests, colonial plantations, and ...

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Power in the Blood: An Odyssey of Discovery in the American South 1998, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060929572

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