The Freeholder Author:Joe David Brown Two strong men -- one white, one black -- and the woman who loved them both. — Horatio Tench -- a giant of a man who carved a great plantation out of a Southern wiulderness, built the castle-like manswion that was called 'Tench's Folly,' and planted the seeds of a landowning dynasty. — King -- the immensely powerful, keenly intelligent black man w... more »ho worked side by side with Tench, shared in his growing good fortune -- and ion much else that was Tench's as well.
Ada -- the beautiful lusty girl who teased Tench into marrying her, rose to be a great lady, and found herself in a desperate conflict of emotions and desirtes.
Herte is an unforgettable epic saga of the South in America's Golden Age of the plantations -- when passions burned as fiercely as the fiery summer sun, and even the color line could melt before the needs of the flesh and the urgings of the heart.« less