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Fields of Prey

E. Hughes

Published April 28th 2012
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Kindle Edition
40 pages
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Fields of Prey tells the story of a young slave girl through the eyes of a privileged young slave master. Spanning from 1852 to 1860, the story takes place in the fictional Cloverton, Missouri on a cotton plantation when young Ernest is given a slaveMoreFields of Prey tells the story of a young slave girl through the eyes of a privileged young slave master. Spanning from 1852 to 1860, the story takes place in the fictional Cloverton, Missouri on a cotton plantation when young Ernest is given a slave as a Christmas present. He takes his charge seriously, but when he sets out as his father would to make his supreme presence supremely felt, a spark from the imaginative young Nina awakens his humanity...and love. Through her characters, Hughes vividly imagines a world where the horrendous nature of slavery and exploitation is commonplace. Ernest Lee Sturgess believes his love for Nina is real until the unthinkable happens....