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The Stubborn Heart
Frank G. Slaughter
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The Stubborn Heart

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Published December 1st 1969 by Signet (first published 1950)
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This was the most pleasant reading surprise I've had in a long time. Several things suggested this would be a less-than-stellar read: the cover, for one. Check out that naked chick writhing around while hubby and wifey share a chaste clinch in the background! And Frank Slaughter was a prolific (and I mean prolific) author whose name is never found in the hallways of classic American literature. So I was expecting a small tidbit of tawdry, pulpy trash with haphazard writing and zippo subtlety.

Jan 24, 2012 Michelle rated it liked it
I came accross this short novel in my parents garage, rumaging through my grandmothers old books for something to read. It's a post civil war novel, taking place in the south. If I remember correctly - they family being told about had released the slaves on their plantation before the war had ended, which made this family a bunch of traitors.
The main characters family (which I believe on consisted of her and her father) met with resistence from their neighbors and other plantation owners in the
May 20, 2014 Jerald rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Frank Gill Slaughter , pen-name Frank G. Slaughter, pseudonym C.V. Terry, was an American novelist and physician whose books sold more than 60 million copies. His novels drew on his own experience as a doctor and his interest in history and the Bible. Through his novels, he often introduced readers to new findings in medical research and new medical technologies.

Slaughter was born in Washington, D
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