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The Children of Pride: Book 1--Many Mansions
The Children of Pride Book 1--Many Mansions Author:Robert Manson Myers, ed. The Children of Pride is the saga of an aristocratic Southern family, before, during, and after the Civil War. It is told in their own words, through their intimate letters to one another. What emerges in this enthralling work is an unrivaled portrayal of a proud people and a way of life that flowered in splendor, then was swept away forever.
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Many Mansions is the first of three books that make up The Children of Pride. It recreates in wonderful detail and superb humanity those years when war was but a distant cloud on the horizon, life in the Old South had reached its greatest perfection, and it seemed nothing could mar the endless delight of the social whirl and daily round of work and pleasure on a great plantation.« less