Other books byMargo Jefferson
The Tree of Life
The year is 1811. Having suffered a loss of faith, Thomas Keene, Congregational minister from New England, abandons the East and moves to Richland County on the Ohio frontier.The Tree of Lifeis Keene's journal: stories and jottings appear alongside accounting entries and poems, coarse jokes and sermons, woodcuts and maps. In this "Waste Book," Keene conveys his longing for a young widow, his fascination with John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed), and his resolve in the face of the growing enmity between his fellow settlers and the Delaware Indians.The Tree of Lifereveals a man of intellect and passion as he confronts the raw country.
Roots of Time
A Portrait of African Life and Culture