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Of Love and Dust

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Of Love and Dust

By Ernest J. Gaines

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679752486, 288pp.

Publication Date: May 31, 1994

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Description
This is the story of Marcus: bonded out of jail where he has been awaiting trial for murder, he is sent to the Hebert plantation to work in the fields. There he encounters conflict with the overseer, Sidney Bonbon, and a tale of revenge, lust and power plays out between Marcus, Bonbon, Bonbon's mistress Pauline, and Bonbon's wife Louise.
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