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Property

Property( )
Author: Martin, Valerie
Series title:Vintage Contemporaries Ser.
ISBN:978-0-307-42734-2
Publication Date:Dec 2007
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Ebook
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Valerie Martin’s Property delivers an eerily mesmerizing inquiry into slavery’s venomous effects on the owner and the owned. The year is 1828, the setting a Louisiana sugar plantation where Manon Gaudet, pretty, bitterly intelligent, and monstrously self-absorbed, seethes under the dominion of her boorish husband. In particular his relationship with her slave Sarah, who is both his victim and his mistress. Exploring the permutations of Manon’s own...
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Martin, Valerie (Author)
Valerie Martin is the author of six novels & two collections of short fiction, including "Italian Fever", "The Great Divorce", & "Mary Reilly". She lived in Italy for three years & now resides in upstate New York.

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