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By Dorothy K. Morris

soiled RICE, a singular set within the early 18th Century within the Low-Country of the early South Carolina Colony, tells of affection, ardour, event and cruelty with absolutely plausible characters. it's the first prequel to the 4 books of the Mockingbird Hill sequence. The early 18th Century observed sizeable enlargement into the recent international from England, the eu Continent and from Africa, and the institution of rice plantations within the coastal areas of South Carolina and Georgia. Set by contrast heritage soiled RICE sweeps us away to a bygone period of experience, romance and brutal fact. this can be the tale of African rice and African humans, their wisdom, services and their pressured hard work that made the Carolina Colony the wealthiest colony in colonial the USA. It takes us from the luxurious parlors of aristocratic English absentee land proprietors, who set coverage within the Colony to maximise revenue, to the swampy beaches of Carolina amid the dust and muck of rice fields, the place humans abducted from West Africa as a result of their wisdom and services within the transforming into of rice, have been pressured to paintings to fill the coffers of the landowners with wealth. it's a tale of exploitation through a few and compassion from others. during this, as in her 4 earlier novels, Morris’ emphasis is at the those who lived and have been pressured to deal with what lifestyles despatched their manner. This saga will proceed into the subsequent novel, TALLY’S NOOK

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