Sister of Mine: A Novel by Sabra WaldfogelSister of Mine: A Novel by Sabra Waldfogel

Sister of Mine: A Novel

bySabra Waldfogel

Paperback | May 24, 2016

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When two Union soldiers stumble onto a plantation in northern Georgia on a warm May day in 1864, the last thing they expect is to see the Union flag flying high—or to be greeted by a group of freed slaves and their Jewish mistress. Little do they know that this place has an unusual history.

Twelve years prior, Adelaide Mannheim—daughter of Mordecai, the only Jewish planter in the county—was given her own maid, a young slave named Rachel. The two became friends, and soon they discovered a secret: Mordecai was Rachel’s father, too.

As the country moved toward war, Adelaide and Rachel struggled to navigate their newfound sisterhood—from love and resentment to betrayal and, ultimately, forgiveness.

Now, facing these Union soldiers as General Sherman advances nearer, their bond is put to the ultimate test. Will the plantation be spared? Or will everything they’ve lived for be lost?

Sabra Waldfogel grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but has always been fascinated by the drama of slavery and freedom in the South, before and after the Civil War. She studied history at Harvard University and received her PhD in American history from the University of Minnesota. Since then, she has worked as a technical writer and has...
Title:Sister of Mine: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:May 24, 2016Publisher:Amazon PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1503935345

ISBN - 13:9781503935341

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