The Orphan Mother
A NovelBook - 2016
In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock the "Widow of the South," has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But changes are sweeping through the South, the town, and for Mariah. When her grown son Theopolis decides to speak at a political rally in town, a riot breaks out and he is murdered as he approaches the podium. Mariah must confront her own difficult truths-- and the conspiracy that resulted in her son's death may determine the fate of Tennessee itself.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: FIC HICKS, ROBERT
Characteristics: 312 pages ; 24 cm