Thorndike Press

The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson

  • Nancy Peacock
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  • ISBN-10: 1410496783
  • ISBN-13: 9781410496782
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 lbs ( .61 kgs)
  • 540 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released February 2017
  • Simultaneous Publications



For fans of Cold Mountain and The Invention of Wings comes the epic journey of a slave-turned-Comanche warrior who travels from the brutality of a New Orleans sugar cane plantation to the indomitable frontier of an untamed Texas, searching not only for the woman he loves but also for his own identity.

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Customer Reviews

This is storytelling at its finest and most evocative. Peacock invites readers to take a journey through time, from slavery to freedom and death row, that will leave them in awe. The first-person narrative drives home the feeling of walking in Persimmon’s shoes . . . Readers will fly through the pages until reaching the end with sadness and satisfaction.

— RT Book Reviews