Dred, a Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp [NOOK Book]

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Dred is the story of Nina Gordon, an impetuous young heiress to a large southern plantation, whose land is rapidly becoming worthless. It is run competently by one of Nina's slaves, Harry, who endures a murderous rivalry with Nina's brother Tom Gordon, a drunken, cruel slaveowner. Nina is a flighty young girl, and maintains several suitors, before finally settling down with a man named Clayton. Clayton is socially and religiously liberal, and ...
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Dred, a Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp

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Overview

Dred is the story of Nina Gordon, an impetuous young heiress to a large southern plantation, whose land is rapidly becoming worthless. It is run competently by one of Nina's slaves, Harry, who endures a murderous rivalry with Nina's brother Tom Gordon, a drunken, cruel slaveowner. Nina is a flighty young girl, and maintains several suitors, before finally settling down with a man named Clayton. Clayton is socially and religiously liberal, and very idealistic, and has a down-to-earth perpetual-virgin sister, Anne.

Stowe’s classic novel has been formatted for optimal viewing on the Nook and is equipped with an active Table of Contents for smooth and simple navigation!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015591262
  • Publisher: A & L eBooks
  • Publication date: 10/7/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,230,068
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Posted May 7, 2009

    The conflict between the races is cleverly demonstrated in this novel.

    Harriet Beecher Stowe is well known as the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. It is too bad that her other tale, Dred, was not as well recognized, for Dred is a much stronger worker of art. Both novels' theme was antislavery. Stowe allowed the scenes of Dred to speak for themselves. Dred is a black revolutionary. The other lead character is the mistress of the slave plantation. The conflict between the races is cleverly demonstrated in this novel.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 28, 2014

    Greaft Great

    I loved this book

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