On the Plantation

A Story of a Georgia Boy's Adventures during the War

Joel Chandler Harris

Foreword by Erskine Caldwell

Title Details

Pages: 248

Trim size: 5.500in x 8.500in

Formats

Paperback

Pub Date: 01/13/2004

ISBN: 9-780-8203-2373-2

List Price: $26.95

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FICTION / Literary

On the Plantation

A Story of a Georgia Boy's Adventures during the War

Joel Chandler Harris

Foreword by Erskine Caldwell

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The enduring fame of Joel Harris as a skillful storyteller had its beginning with the publication of the first of his enchanting Uncle Remus stories. These and other local color tales were written to sound as if they were being told to a group of small children on a winter night beside a blazing fireplace of a middle Georgia farmhouse. And ever since his stories first appeared in print, it has yet to be resolved who enjoys them the most-a child or the adult reading them aloud.

On the Plantation is an interesting and eloquent story depicting a small but significant segment of American life in earlier years. It has succeeded in surviving the ravages of time and consequently has earned the right to be included in the library and memorable southern novels.

—Erskine Caldwell

Harris pulls out all the stops, which will intrigue all readers today as it did over eighty years ago.

Georgia Librarian

About the Author/Editor

JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS (1845-1908) was an immensely popular journalist, folklorist, and fiction writer. At the time of Harris's death, only Mark Twain could claim a wider following among American authors.