Home across the road: a novel

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Longstreet Press, Oct 25, 1999 - Fiction - 249 pages
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Planter Jennis Redd has a son by a slave and his wife sells it out of jealousy. So begins a multi-generation Southern saga of lust and betrayal featuring two lots of Redds, the white owners and the black servants.

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Home across the road: a novel

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China Redd, great-granddaughter of a slave named Cally, has cooked and cleaned for the white branch of the Redd family for nearly 50 years, and the story she narrates is composed of much she was told ... Read full review

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This was an excellent book. The public library where I live referred it as a must read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Read full review

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Nancy Peacock is the author of two novels, "Life Without Water" and "Home Across the Road". She has worked as a housecleaner, bartender, carpenter, locksmith, costumer, baker, waitress, assistant drum maker, and newspaper deliverer. Now a writing teacher, she lives with her husband in Chatham County, North Carolina.

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