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The Purchase - a book by Spalding, Linda

The Purchase

The Purchase( 2 customer ratings | )
Author: Spalding, Linda
ISBN:978-0-307-90841-4
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:$25.95
Book Description:

Winner of Canada's 2012 Governor General's Award for Fiction  In this provocative and starkly beautiful historical novel, a Quaker family moves from Pennsylvania to the Virginia frontier, where slaves are the only available workers and where the family’s values and beliefs are sorely tested.   In 1798, Daniel Dickinson, recently widowed and shunned by his fellow Quakers when he marries his young servant girl to help with his five small...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.64 x 9.54 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.312 Pounds
Author Biography
Spalding, Linda (Author)
Linda Spalding is a Canadian novelist & editor of "Brick." She met Riska Orpa Sari, author of "Riska: Memories of a Dayak Girlhood," in Borneo while doing research for her acclaimed work of nonfiction, "A Dark Place in the Jungle."

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