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By Cary Holladay

ISBN-10: 0807150940

ISBN-13: 9780807150948

Set within the pastoral horse state of Rapidan, Virginia, the tales in Cary Holladay's Horse humans chronicle the lives of the Fenton family members in the course of the Civil struggle, the good melancholy, and international battle II. on the heart of those interconnected tales is Nelle, a northern debutante who marries into the Fenton family members and establishes herself as their stern and combative matriarch.
Nelle's arrival in Virginia units up the familial clash: The Fentons, even though well-respected millers and horse-breeders, stay yeoman farmers, while Nelle grew up in a filthy rich, city surroundings. Her high-brow sensibility creates animosity inside her new relatives and fosters resentment one of the rural bad. Headstrong and contentious, Nelle is dependent upon a nearly supernatural reference to horses to flee the hostility that surrounds her. As Nelle a while and reviews the sweeping cultural alterations and hardships of early twentieth-century the US, she involves represent every thing she as soon as challenged during this neighborhood.
Through those multi-generational tales, Holladay attracts at the folklore and background of her local Virginia and examines the cultural, racial, gender, and fiscal tensions that pervaded the complete state. therefore, Horse humans considers a specific position and the lifetime of a superb lady as indicative of the struggles of all.

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