Tells the stories of Jefferson Davis' brother Joseph, who tried to establish a model slave plantation, and Benjamin Montgomery, the slave, who became manager, and later, owner of that plantation, and whose family set up several utopian communities
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The story of a utopia created by Mississippi freedmen on a white man's former plantation.From the Back Cover:
"A marvelous story for all readers with a taste for the ironies, the ambiguities, and the surprises of history"--C. Vann Woodward
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Book Description Random House Inc, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0394713753