The House Behind the Cedars

The House Behind the Cedars

by Charles W. Chesnutt

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Charles W. Chesnutt was a prominent African-American writer, lawyer, and political activist.  Chesnutt was a prolific author and his books were notable for exploring the racial and social issues in the American South after the Civil War.

The House Behind the Cedars, published in 1900, is Chesnutt's first novel. The book is set in the South a few years before the Civil War and centers around a family of mixed white and black ancestry.  The book is famous for its exploration of interracial relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781537822914
Publisher: Charles River Editors
Publication date: 03/22/2018
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 286
Sales rank: 1,045,480
File size: 1 MB

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