INHERIT THE EARTH by Margaret Shaw
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An intensely personal drama of a woman, a vital figure through a succession of incidents that keep the reader concentrated in absorbed interest from start to finish. The story of a girl who came to the colonies as an indentured servant in 1758, married for convenience once, for love eventually -- and then found herself at odds with her husband, a Tory, when the Revolution came. They were exiled to Nova Scotia, lived through a succession of tragedies, and finally found an enduring philosophy of life and a deep love of the soil. Melodrama, relieved by the reality of the characters.

Pub Date: May 17th, 1940
ISBN: 1444627805
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill