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The Land By Mildred Delois Taylor

The Land
by Mildred Delois Taylor

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Paul-Edward is the son of a wealthy white plantation owner. Though his heritage is not unusual, for it is the time of the American Civil War, his upbringing is. Paul-Henry dreams of owning land every bit as good as his father's and, after a rash act of rebellion, leaves his family and vows to succeed on his own.
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The Land Summary


The Land by Mildred Delois Taylor

Paul-Edward is the son of a wealthy white plantation owner and a former slave mother. Though his heritage is not unusual, for it is the time of the American Civil War, his upbringig is. His father makes sure that he and his sister enjoy many of the same privileges as their white half-brothers. Paul-Henry dreams of owning land every bit as good as his father's and, after a rash act of rebellion, leaves his family and vows to succeed on his own. Life is difficult for a young black person in 1880sMississippi but Paul-Edward discovers his own strength, makes true friendships and even falls in love as he eventually fulfils his dream. Paul-Edward is the grandfather of Cassie Logan, the heroine of ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY and its sequels.

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The Land Reviews


"Readers . . . will grab this and be astonished by its powerful story."
"Taylor's gift for combining history and storytelling is as evident here as in her other stories about the Logan family."
Readers...will grab this and be astonished by its powerful story. ("Booklist", starred review)
Taylor's gift for combining history and storytelling is as evident here as in her other stories about the Logan family. ("Publishers Weekly", starred review)

About Mildred Delois Taylor


Mildred D. Taylor was born in Mississippi and grew up in Ohio. She worked in Ethiopia with the Peace Corps before enrolling at the School of Journalism at the University of Colorado, where she helped develop a Black Studies programme. She is best-known for her Newbery Medal winner, ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY. Mildred D. Taylor still lives in Colorado.

Additional information

GOR001612583
The Land by Mildred Delois Taylor
Mildred Delois Taylor
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2002-11-28
400
0141314591
9780141314594
Winner of Coretta Scott King Award 2002
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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