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The Bannaman Legacy
The Bannaman Legacy
Author: Catherine Cookson
ISBN-13: 9780671530242
ISBN-10: 0671530240
Publication Date: 4/1985
Pages: 512
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Publisher: Summit Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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In The Bannaman Legacy, Catherine Cookson turns her wonderful story-telling gift to a novel that spans three generations. Set in the rugged hills of Northumberland and alive with authentic history, The Bannaman Legacy is Mrs. Cookson's finest and most powerful novel yet.

The Bannaman Legacy begins with the story of Roddy Greenbank. In the autumn of 1807 he is brought to the small town of Langley by his father, but within hours th father meets a violent and mysterious death, and the boy, Roddy, is left with no memory of anything or anyone he has ever known. And so Roddy comes to be adopted and raised by old Kate Makepeace, a family friend, whose special brand of country wisdom sets her apart from the rest of Langley.

When the truth about his father's death is discovered, it leaves Roddy with a terrible legacy of hatred and vengance.....