Book Reviews of Jubilee

Jubilee
Jubilee
Author: Margaret Walker
ISBN-13: 9780395924952
ISBN-10: 0395924952
Publication Date: 1/21/1999
Pages: 512
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Mariner Books
Book Type: Paperback
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An gripping tale, full of wonderfully developed characters.
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I absolutely adored this book...From the cover: Here is the classic-and true story of Vyry: the child of a white plantation owner and his black mistress, a southern Civil War herorine to rival Scarlett O'Hara. Vyry bears witness to the South's antebellum opulence and to its brutality, its wartime ruin, and the promises of Reconstruction.
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True civil war story from the point of view of a slave who can pass for white.
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I just finished reading this book and was actually sad that I was done. This book leaves you missing the main Character Vyry and wondering about the rest of her life. Great book.
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Totally amazing story, even more so when one realizes that it is a fictionalized account of the author's great-grandmother's experiences growing up as a slave in Georgia. Wonderful writing. A book you can totally get your teeth into!
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A really great historical novel!
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I enjoyed it.
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