The Plantation Author:George McNeill In the days of pre-Civil War slavery...the unforgettable novel of a shocking portion of our American heritage. — The time was not all magnolia blossoms and crinolines. It was more than romance and spendor. It was debauchery and slavery, gambling tables and dens of iniquity. It was murder and forgiveness. It was all the great contracdictions of ... more »life in a golden era.