The Summer Country

The Summer Country

Audiobook CD - 2019
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Barbados, 1854: Emily Dawson has always been the poor cousin in a prosperous English merchant clan-- merely a vicar's daughter, and a reform-minded vicar's daughter, at that. Everyone knows that the family's lucrative shipping business will go to her cousin, Adam, one day. But when her grandfather dies, Emily receives an unexpected inheritance: Peverills, a sugar plantation in Barbados, a plantation her grandfather never told anyone he owned. When Emily accompanies her cousin and his new wife to Barbados, she finds Peverills a burnt-out shell, reduced to ruins in 1816, when a rising of enslaved people sent the island up in flames. Rumors swirl around the derelict plantation; people whisper of ghosts.
Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers, 2019.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9780062933270
Characteristics: 13 sound discs (990 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Barber, Nicola

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