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The Vixens

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  106 ratings  ·  8 reviews
America's latter-day secret societies are born in this sequel to The Foxes of Harrow: Defeated feudal lords of the South attempting to set back the clock of history. White Leaguers and Klansmen swoop down to terrorize recently liberated Blacks. Brawling, thieving northern carpetbaggers display no conscience other than the dollar sign. Mulatto half-breeds wander about with ...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 535 pages
Published May 1st 1981 by Ulverscroft (first published 1947)
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Kara

Yes, yes, we get it, the Reconstruction Era was horrible for everyone.
John Vibber
I had been reading extensively about the history of Reconstruction in Louisiana and heard that Yerby's book describes this place and time. I started knowing only the publication date. I knew nothing about the author. I was delighted and surprised as the story developed. Historic events like the massacres in New Orleans, Colfax, and Coushatta are accurately described. Likewise, significant political characters and events are woven into the story. The book was written close to the time Strum Thurm ...more
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Dec 21, 2012 John rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: 5-star
this was the first yerby book i read and it had a wonderul story, west, new orleans, and indians
Linda
Laird is forced to marry Sabrina,although he loves Denise. Oh my!
Karinirmgard
Deutscher Titel - Die Füchsin oder Louisiana-Fieber
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Born in Augusta, Georgia to Rufus Garvin Yerby, an African American, and Wilhelmina Smythe, who was caucasian. He graduated from Haines Normal Institute in Augusta and graduated from Paine College in 1937. Thereafter, Yerby enrolled in Fisk University where he received his Master's degree in 1938. In 1939, Yerby entered the University of Chicago to work toward his doctorate but later left the univ ...more
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