By Jovelyn D Richards
In Springfield, Arkansas within the past due 1800s, the lives of a neighborhood of negative white southerners were grew to become the other way up through the Civil War. they're facing greater than simply dying and loss - their legislation were replaced, catapulting them opposed to their will into the recent period of freedom for Negroes.
When robust filthy rich landowners, H.G. and his brother Grove, are murdered, after which their widows die of scarlet fever, Southern gossip swirls with rumors of patricide, betrayal, and suicide. yet not anything rankles the white southerners more than the rumor that 5 previously enslaved Negro ladies live within the previous plantation condo, Culver Tusk. Why and the way did the ladies come to stay there? Tensions develop within the small neighborhood, and not anything in need of a disagreement will fulfill them. the ultimate straw comes whilst hundreds of thousands of foreign birds seem by a wintry weather snow storm in August. Among timber putting with icicles they make a decision it's time to take over Culver Tusk and make correct what's wrong legislation or no legislation. And simply as their plans to head kill if want be the 5 Negro girls a track arrives brushing opposed to their anger and cooling the fire.
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