The Resource The second Mrs. Hockaday: : a novel, (ebook)

The second Mrs. Hockaday: : a novel, (ebook)

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The second Mrs. Hockaday: : a novel
Title
The second Mrs. Hockaday:
Title remainder
a novel
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Language
eng
Summary
When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband's three-hundred-acre farm and infant son. Placidia, a mere teenager herself living far from her family and completely unprepared to run a farm or raise a child, must endure the darkest days of the war on her own. By the time Major Hockaday returns two years later, Placidia is bound for jail, accused of having borne a child in his absence and murdering it. What really transpired in the two years he was away? Inspired by a true incident, this saga unfolds with gripping intensity, conjuring the era with uncanny immediacy. Amid the desperation of wartime, Placidia sees the social order of her Southern homeland unravel. As she comes to understand how her own history is linked to one runaway slave, her perspective on race and family are upended. A love story, a story of racial divide, and a story of the South as it fell in the war, The Second Mrs. Hockaday reveals how this generation--and the next--began to see their world anew
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1954-
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Rivers, Susan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Adultery
  • Married women
  • Fugitive slaves
  • South Carolina
Target audience
adult
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The second Mrs. Hockaday: : a novel, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616206512
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11763012
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remote
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11763012
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MWT11763012
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The second Mrs. Hockaday: : a novel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616206512
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11763012
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11763012
System control number
MWT11763012
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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