Leave Me Where I Lie : A Story of Love Ignorance and Prejudice

Ellen Williamson

Published by AuthorHouse
ISBN 10: 1414062621 / ISBN 13: 9781414062624
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
5 avg rating
(2 ratings)

Synopsis: There is no way you can read thisbook and not feel the pain and joys of Mattie Posey as she lives in theaftermath of the Civil War on a farm in Mississippi.¿ The times are hard and she has to do the workof a man on the family farm, as she has no brothers to help with the farmwork.¿¿ When her religiously prejudicedparents interfere with her love for a catholic boy, Mattie's pain devastatesher soul and threatens to break her spirit.Mattie's manic/depressive mother,Annie, vacillates between extreme emotional lows and highs, which cause her tobe very strict, and a harsh disciplinarian.¿¿Mattie's father, Wade, is a gentle, kind man.¿ However, he does not take a stand against hiswife's extreme discipline of the children.¿Mattie must assume her mother's duties and care for her when she isincapacitated by her depression.¿ A rogue panther is lured to thePosey house by the smell of fresh, butchered pork which hangs in thesmokehouse.¿ The family's life isendangered when the dogs corner the panther under the kitchen but Annie's quickthinking and action saves her family.Mattie's love for her horse,Prince and her confidence in his speed entice her to enter the horse race atthe Neshoba County Fair.¿ Herdetermination to prove Prince as the fastest horse in the community causes herto break rules in order to win the race.¿The Posey family and the blackfamily, who shares their surname, have been bound in a close relationship sinceWade and Joshua were small children.¿ Thetrials of rugged farm life and the illnesses and deaths due to a lack ofmedical care bind them even closer.When Mattie falls in love withFrank Haney, a boy of the Catholic faith, her prejudiced parents take drasticmeasures to prevent their marriage, so they decide to elope.¿ The Ku Klux Klan interferes withWade's efforts to reward his faithful, black friend with a deed to part of hisfarm.¿ When a cross is burned in hisfront yard he visits each of the Klan members and gives them a piece of thecharred cross.¿ Years later

About the Author: Ellen Daniels-Webb writes underher maiden name of Ellen Williamson.¿ Shewas born in Philadelphia, Mississippi,where she spent most of her life.¿ She isretired from the field of Medical Records and now spends her time betweenPearl/Brandon, Mississippi and Abilene, Texas.¿Ellen has been writing for many years but this is her first publishednovel. In this book, LEAVE ME WHERE I LIE, Mattie andJohn were the author's grandparents and many of the events she writes aboutwere actual events, as told to her by her grandmother. As a child she sat onher Grandmother Mattie's front porch and gazed across the greens of the golfcourse at the same house where Mattie had crouched as she listened to her fiance ask for her hand in marriage.¿ Ellen felt Mattie's joy, disappointment andpain as she recounted her love affair with Frank, her parents' prejudices, hermother's abuse and the tragedies that followed.¿Ellen also felt the security and happiness John Mayo brought to Mattiealong with the strong moral values he instilled in his family.Her interests are her church,where she teaches Sunday School, her family, paintingand writing.She is the mother of threechildren, James and Stan Daniels and Lori Cameron and the grandmother of CarmenDaniels and Roger Cameron.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Leave Me Where I Lie : A Story of Love ...
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Ellen Williamson
Published by AuthorHouse (2004)
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AuthorHouse, 2004. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9781414062624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.93
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Williamson, Ellen
Published by AuthorHouse (2004)
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AuthorHouse, 2004. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9781414062624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 29.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Ellen Williamson
Published by 1st Book Library (2004)
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1st Book Library, 2004. Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Seller Inventory # GM9781414062624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.48
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Ellen Williamson
Published by AUTHORHOUSE, United States (2004)
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AUTHORHOUSE, United States, 2004. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Seller Inventory # APC9781414062624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 38.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Ellen Williamson
Published by AUTHORHOUSE, United States (2004)
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AUTHORHOUSE, United States, 2004. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Seller Inventory # APC9781414062624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 39.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Ellen Williamson
Published by 1st Book Library
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1st Book Library. Hardcover. Condition: New. 368 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.9in.There is no way you can read thisbook and not feel the pain and joys of Mattie Posey as she lives in theaftermath of the Civil War on a farm in Mississippi. The times are hard and she has to do the workof a man on the family farm, as she has no brothers to help with the farmwork. When her religiously prejudicedparents interfere with her love for a catholic boy, Matties pain devastatesher soul and threatens to break her spirit. Matties manicdepressive mother, Annie, vacillates between extreme emotional lows and highs, which cause her tobe very strict, and a harsh disciplinarian. Matties father, Wade, is a gentle, kind man. However, he does not take a stand against hiswifes extreme discipline of the children. Mattie must assume her mothers duties and care for her when she isincapacitated by her depression. A rogue panther is lured to thePosey house by the smell of fresh, butchered pork which hangs in thesmokehouse. The familys life isendangered when the dogs corner the panther under the kitchen but Annies quickthinking and action saves her family. Matties love for her horse, Prince and her confidence in his speed entice her to enter the horse race atthe Neshoba County Fair. Herdetermination to prove Prince as the fastest horse in the community causes herto break rules in order to win the race. The Posey family and the blackfamily, who shares their surname, have been bound in a close relationship sinceWade and Joshua were small children. Thetrials of rugged farm life and the illnesses and deaths due to a lack ofmedical care bind them even closer. When Mattie falls in love withFrank Haney, a boy of the Catholic faith, her prejudiced parents take drasticmeasures to prevent their marriage, so they decide to elope. The Ku Klux Klan interferes withWades efforts to reward his faithful, black friend with a deed to part of hisfarm. When a cross is burned in hisfront yard he visits each of the Klan members and gives them a piece of thecharred cross. Years later This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 9781414062624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 45.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Ellen Williamson
Published by 1st Book Library (2004)
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1st Book Library, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1414062621

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 46.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Ellen Williamson
Published by 1st Book Library
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Free Shipping Books
(Toledo, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1st Book Library. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2818461650

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 98.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Ellen Williamson
Published by 1st Book Library
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Discover Books
(Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1st Book Library. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2895777999

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 98.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Ellen Williamson
Published by 1st Book Library (2004)
ISBN 10: 1414062621 ISBN 13: 9781414062624
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1st Book Library, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1414062621

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 98.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 1 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book