Books by Nancy Peacock

The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson by Nancy Peacock
Released: June 1, 2013

"A beautiful, heartbreaking tale of slavery that features a relatable cast of characters."
Peacock (A Broom of One's Own, 2008) offers a tragic love story set in 19th-century America. Read full book review >
HOME ACROSS THE ROAD by Nancy Peacock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Not as sentimental as it could have been, Peacock's saga is actually a fascinating, carefully drawn portrait of life across five generations, full of personality and told with genuine vigor."
An amiable family saga set on a plantation in the Old and New South—replete with lust, theft, miscegenation, snobbery, betrayal, and many other traditional family values—by North Carolina novelist Peacock (Life Without Water, 1996). Read full book review >
LIFE WITHOUT WATER by Nancy Peacock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 1996

"In an accomplished debut, a dead-on rendition of the idealism and the emotional flux of an untraditional household."
First-novelist Peacock offers a canny child's-eye view of a euphoric but ultimately fragile experiment in communal living. Read full book review >