Overview

In this short story, Samantha Lee, the only daughter on the largest plantation in Maryland in 1862, has just defied her father with her abolitionist sentiments once too often. Now he’s come to put her in her proper place in the male dominated household, but Sam realizes that she has reached a defining moment in her life. How the confrontation plays out will decide if she lives out her life as her own person, or is trapped as one step up from a slave herself to a future slave-holding Southerner and his children. ...
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A Defining Moment

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Overview

In this short story, Samantha Lee, the only daughter on the largest plantation in Maryland in 1862, has just defied her father with her abolitionist sentiments once too often. Now he’s come to put her in her proper place in the male dominated household, but Sam realizes that she has reached a defining moment in her life. How the confrontation plays out will decide if she lives out her life as her own person, or is trapped as one step up from a slave herself to a future slave-holding Southerner and his children. This is an excerpt pulled from the “Maid of the Potomac” series, “Book One: A Tiger’s Heart” under the pseudonym Dakota Balmore; also available as an eBook.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011890550
  • Publisher: Scriptor Publishing Company Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/4/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 175 KB

Meet the Author

Eugene Orlando is the CEO of Scriptor Publishing Company, Inc. and contributes to its consortium of writers by being the short story artist.
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