Washed in the Blood (Hardcover)

By Lisa Alther

Mercer University Press, 9780881462579, 459pp.

Publication Date: October 30, 2011

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This unique three-part novel assumes that, regardless of what Americans learn in school, the Southeast was not a barren wilderness when the English arrived at Jamestown. Based on extensive research into the racial mixing that occurred in the early years of southeastern settlement, this provocative multigenerational story shows that these people did not simply vanish. You will not be able to put this novel down without wondering, "Where will it take me next?