Bridle the Wind Author:Julia Davis Bridle the Wind is a story with remarkable relevance to our own times. It is the story of Lucy and Angus Mcleod whose happiness - and even their very life together - has been broken by disagreement over a matter of conscience, in their case the slavery question. — At the opening, a remorseful Lucy is uneasily settled in New York, wondering and w... more »orrying about the husband and children she left behind in Virginia, when she helped a slave escape across the border into freedom. When she can bear it no longer, she returns, only to find Angus has gone to New York to find her.
A hostile family, unfriendly neighbors, and the necessity for painful compromises nearly break Lucy's strength. But Angus's return, and the dramatic reaffirmation of his love for her, give Lucy the anchor she needs for life in an alien land.« less