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

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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.


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