The PurchaseBook - 2012
Stripped down and as hard-edged as the realities of pioneer life, Spalding's writing is nothing short of stunning, as it instantly envelops the reader in the world and time of the novel, and follows the lives of unforgettable characters. Inspired by stories of the author's own ancestors, The Purchase is a resonant, powerful and timeless novel.
From Library Staff
d2013 Feb 02, 2014
Daniel Dickinson, a firm abolitionist, through unexpected events, is forced to make a decision that a man of his faith shouldn't have to make, buying a young black slave named Onesimus. Unfortunately Daniel Dickinson's life doesn't getting any easier. An eye-opener about the realities of pioneer... Read More »