The Purchase

The Purchase


Winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Award for Fiction

Pennsylvania, 1798. Daniel Dickinson, a religious Quaker, has simply misplaced his spouse. whilst he marries a fifteen-year-old Methodist orphan to assist along with his 5 babies, his fellow Quakers disown him for his impropriety. pressured out of the single neighborhood he’s ever recognized, Daniel strikes his family members to the Virginia frontier. He has in hand a couple of land warrants, with which he plans to set up his new home.
        even supposing decided to carry to his Quaker trust in abolitionism, Daniel is now in a slave kingdom, and he quickly reveals himself the landlord of a tender boy named Onesimus. This deadly buy units in movement a twisted chain of occasions that might perpetually switch his children’s lives—and his personal. An unforgettable tale of sacrifice and redemption, The Purchase powerfully explores questions of destiny, religion, loyalty, and conscience.

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