Deep Summer Author:Gwen Bristow The first book in the Plantation Series Trilogy by Gwen Bristow. — (This book is very old and fragile, and hard to find....but still readable.) — Not long before the American Revolution, Judith Sheramy, a Puritan girl from New England,rode a flatboat down the Mississippi River with her family. On the river she met an adventurer, Philip Larne- cav... more »alier and slave smuggler.
The story of Judith and Philip is one of struggle-the passionate struggle of their stormy marriage, their struggle from jungle cabin to plantation mansion,and the struggle of revolution. Two abiding passions held them together-their love and their dream of an empire in the Louisiana jungle. When their triumph came it was bitter, menaced always by the hatred of both whites and blacks.« less