Publish date: August 28th 2007
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
This book was rather slow moving but over time developed deeply. The era is pre civil war and the protagonist is a "Soul catcher," a man employed to track runaway slaves and retreive them back to their "lawful"owners. He doesn't like his job, but sees himself as providing a service in accordance wi...
Another book I may not have choosen if it was a book club selection but I'm so glad I did. Told during the Cvil War era this story tells about the life of a man who catches run away slaves, a legal practice then. Turbulent times in every way and brutally honest about the treatment of slaves. Heartbr...
This is a tale of good and evil, of making moral choices. In pre-Civil War Virginia, Augustus Cain is a gambler, though not a very good one. In order to pay off a substantial poker debt he agrees to retrieve two slaves. Soul Catcher is a name given to those who perform such work and Cain is a pro. H...
This is an excellent book, well written and with a simple yet compelling story. White manages to portray his characters well and also makes the plot and situations within the book realistic and believable.Although this is not a period of history I am particularly familiar with (it is set in pre-civi...
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