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Day of tears a novel in dialogue /

Emma has taken care of the Butler children since Sarah and Frances's mother, Fanny, left. Emma wants to raise the girls to have good hearts, as a rift over slavery has ripped the Butler household apart. Now, to pay off debts, Pierce Butler wants to cash in his slave "assets", possibly...

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Main Author: Lester, Julius, 1939-2018.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, [2005]
Physical Description: 177 pages ; 20 cm.
Edition: 1st ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Slaves on master Butler's plantation
  • Slaves on mistress Henfield's plantation
  • The Butler family
  • The Henfield family
  • Slave owners and businessmen
  • Later generations.