House Behind The Cedars

House Behind The Cedars

by Charles W. Chesnutt
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House Behind The Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt

North Carolina, 1860s: Ten years ago, John Walden, of mixed racial ancestry and light-skinned, left his home and family to forge a new life for himself as a white lawyer in Clarence, South Carolina. Now the widowed John returns, asking his sister Rena to join him and help to care for his baby son. Rena, also able to pass as white, seizes this opportunity with alacrity. But both Waldens know that the truth of their bloodline can never be revealed. And when Rena begins to fall in love with George Tryon, she finds herself burdened by the family secret...

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ISBN-13: 9781442945418
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
Publication date: 07/13/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 227 KB

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The House Behind the Cedars 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
mysecretgrdn More than 1 year ago
This book would be a good topic of discussion in a book club. I liked the characters and i liked the writers ability to keep me intrested in the characters. The story kept me looking for more!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago