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All ex-slave Violette McMillan ever wanted was to see her troubled daughter Emerald grow up to be a better person than Violette has been, so when Benjamin Catlett, an old acquaintance, asks her to become his bookkeeper in 1869, in a business that is sinking due to southern backlash during the Reconstruction era, she agrees. But when his arrogance surfaces, their goals coll ...more
Kindle Edition, 270 pages
Published August 15th 2017 by Mantle Rock Publishing
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I really enjoyed this book. At times it made me sad taking a walk through what our ancestors experienced. It was particularly disheartening to me because my ancestors were slaves in Natchez. I can't imagine the strength they must have had. I was also proud of Violette's pride, spunk,devotion and loyalty to her daughter. If you enjoy historical fiction s, this book is a must read.
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