"Daring & debonair Stephen Fox waw the master of Harrow, the richest plantation in the Old South. He had built it from nothing, & now he needed a woman. 3 Women loved him- each in her own way... Odalie, his beautiful wife, pearl of the South, loved him w/ all her heart but could not love him w/ her body. Desiree, his tempestuous mistress, gave him everything her vibrant body could provide - but her love brought death & decay.. Aurore, his wife's sister, loved Stephen from a distance, faithfullly, watchfully
Yerby's greatest novel of the glory & decadence of the Old South has sold more than 2,000,000 copies.